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Belt Covering & Selection Process

F.N. Sheppard, Co. has a wide selection of belt coverings to select from. Belt coverings very in elastomer compound, hardness, surface texture and flexibility. You can select the type of belt that is best suited for application and then select the outer covering that will work best in handling your product. Please contact us and we would be glad to help you with this selection process.If you’re using thick coverings but need more flexibility or compressibility, we can serrate or notch the cover.

Linatex-Red-38-Duro-covering
Red Linatex
Linatex-White-FDA-38-Duro-covering
White Linatex
Natural-Rubber-Tan---White-40-Duro-covering
Natural Rubber
Neoprene-Black---White-50-70-Duro-covering
Neoprene
Urethane-Various-Colors-20-40-Duro-covering
Urethane
Sponge-Natural-Orange-covering
Sponge Natural
Sponge-Urethane-Blue---Density-220-Kgm3
Sponge Urethane
Sponge-Neoprene-Black---Density-12-20-p-c-f-covering
Sponge Neoprene
Sponge-Fabric-Cover-Neoprene--Fabric-Available-in-Dark-Blue-covering
Sponge Fabric Cover Neoprene
Sponge-Fabric-Cover-Neoprene--Blue-Lycra-covering
Sponge Fabric Cover Neoprene Blue Lycra
Ruff-Top-PVC-Blue-Green-40-Duro-covering
Ruff Top PVC
Ruff-Top-Neoprene-Brown-70-Duro-covering
Ruff Top Neoprene
Knurled-Impression-covering
Knurled Impression
Nipple--5004-PVC-Clear-covering
Nipple 5004 PVC
Nylon-Fabric-Green-covering
Nylon Fabric
Red-Linard-Red-60-Duro-covering
Red Linard
Neoprene-Black---White-50-70-Duro-covering
Neoprene
Nitrile---Buna-N-White-55-Duro-covering
Nitrile Buna N
Urethane-Various-Colors-45-70-Duro-covering
Urethane
PVC-40-70-Duro-covering
PVC
Chicken-Plucker-Urethane-White
Chicken Plucker Urethane
Scrubber-SBR-Black-covering
Scrubber SBR
Sponge-Urethane-RRG-Tan-covering
Sponge-Urethane-RRG
Sponge-Urethane-Green-covering
Sponge Urethane
Sponge-Silicone-Orange-covering
Sponge Silicone
Neoprene-Black---White-50-70-Duro-covering
Neoprene
Urethane-Various-Colors-75-85-Duro-covering
Urethane
PVC
PVC
Silicone-Orange-40-70-Duro-covering
Silicone
Sponge-Urethane-Red---Density-510-kg-m3-covering
Sponge Urethane
Basket Weave PVC
Basket Weave PVC
Orange Linatrile
Orange Linatrile
Linatex-Red-38-Duro-covering

Natural Rubber, High Friction, non-marking, elastic. Excellent resistance to abrasion, shock, cut and tear.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -40 to +158 ºF
  • Color: Red
  • Hardness: 38 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: Yes
  • Oil Resistance: Low
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Linatex-White-FDA-38-Duro-covering

Natural Rubber, High Friction, non-marking, elastic. Excellent resistance to abrasion, shock, cut and tear.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -40 to +158 ºF
  • Color: White
  • Hardness: 38 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: Yes
  • Oil Resistance: Low
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Natural-Rubber-Tan---White-40-Duro-covering

High Friction, non-marking, elastic. Resistance to hot and cold water.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -40 to +160 ºF
  • Color: Tan & White
  • Hardness: 40 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: Yes
  • Oil Resistance: Low
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Natural-Rubber-Tan---White-40-Duro-covering

Very good abrasion, strength, oil, ozone and chemical resistance.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -30 to +160 ºF
  • Color: Tan & White
  • Hardness: 20 to 40 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Urethane-Various-Colors-20-40-Duro-covering

FDA available. Excellent abrasion and chemical resistance, high strength and durable.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -4 to +122 ºF
  • Color: Various Colors
  • Hardness: 20 to 40 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: Yes
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Sponge-Natural-Orange-covering

Very Soft, compressible, flexible. Good for handling delicate or soft products.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -40 to +160 ºF
  • Color: Orange
  • Hardness: 5 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Low
  • Abrasion Resistance: Low
Sponge-Urethane-Blue---Density-220-Kgm3

Soft, compressible, flexible. Good for handling delicate or soft products. Mixed cell structure.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -22 to +158 ºF
  • Color: Blue
  • Hardness: 220 Kg/m³
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Low
Sponge-Neoprene-Black---Density-12-20-p-c-f-covering

Closed cell, soft, compressible, excellent weather resistance. Good for handling delicate or soft products.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -30 to +200 ºF
  • Color: Black
  • Hardness: 12 to 20 p.c.f.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Low
Sponge-Fabric-Cover-Neoprene--Fabric-Available-in-Dark-Blue-covering

Closed cell, soft compressible, resilient, good aging, oil and chemical resistance.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -40 to +158 ºF
  • Color: Dark Blue & Black
  • Hardness: 8 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Low
Sponge-Fabric-Cover-Neoprene--Blue-Lycra-covering

Closed cell, soft, compressible, resilient. Good for handling delicate or soft products. Good aging, oil and chemical resistance.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -30 to +120 ºF
  • Color: Blue
  • Hardness: 8 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Low
Ruff-Top-PVC-Blue-Green-40-Duro-covering

Soft aggressive texture. 5/32” th.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -4 to +140 ºF
  • Color: Blue / Green
  • Hardness: 40 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Good
Ruff-Top-Neoprene-Brown-70-Duro-covering

Aggressive texture. Very good abrasion resistance, oil and chemical resistance. 5/32” th.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -30 to +212 ºF
  • Color: Brown
  • Hardness: 70 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good 
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Knurled-Impression-covering

A negative/ inverted diamond impression in a thermoplastic backing.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -4 to +176 ºF
  • Color: N/A
  • Hardness: Varies
  • FDA Approval: Yes
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Nipple--5004-PVC-Clear-covering

Soft, 1.2 mm raised round nipple surface. 2 mm overall thick.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -4 to +140 ºF
  • Color: Clear
  • Hardness: NA
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Good
Nylon-Fabric-Green-covering

Low friction fabric ideal for accumulation and transverse loading applications.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -4 to +176 ºF
  • Color: Green
  • Hardness: N/A
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Intermediate
  • Abrasion Resistance: Good
Red-Linard-Red-60-Duro-covering

A silica-reinforced, natural rubber with excellent shock, cut, tear, and abrasion resistance. Good strength and elasticity.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -40 to +167 ºF
  • Color: Red
  • Hardness: 60 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Neoprene-Black---White-50-70-Duro-covering

Very good abrasion, strength, oil, ozone and chemical resistance.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -30 to +212 ºF
  • Color: Black & White
  • Hardness: 50 to 70 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Nitrile---Buna-N-White-55-Duro-covering

Non-marking, excellent resistance to water, oil fuel and other petroleum products. Very good compression.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -30 to +225 ºF
  • Color: White
  • Hardness: 55 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: Yes
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Good
Urethane-Various-Colors-45-70-Duro-covering

FDA available. Excellent abrasion and chemical resistance, high strength and durable.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -4 to +176 °F
  • Color: Various Colors
  • Hardness: 45 to 75 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
PVC-40-70-Duro-covering

Typically this material is molded directly to a PVC base belt structure. Good resistance to oils fats and plasticizers.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -4 to +176 ºF
  • Color: Various Colors
  • Hardness: 40 to 70 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Good
Chicken-Plucker-Urethane-White

Available: Angled 21.5 mm or Straight 19 mm protrusions. Very compressible.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -40 to +175 ºF
  • Color: Urethane White
  • Hardness: 70 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: Yes
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Good
Scrubber-SBR-Black-covering

Very durable and aggressive, SBR rubber profile 12.5 mm tall protrusions.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -20 to +212F
  • Color: Black
  • Hardness: 70 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Good
Sponge-Urethane-RRG-Tan-covering

High elasticity, high wear resistance, no permanent deformation, excellent vibration dampening and shock absorption.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -40 to +175 ºF
  • Color: Tan
  • Hardness: 15 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Sponge-Urethane-Green-covering

Firm, compressible, flexible. Mixed cell structure.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -22 to +158 ºF
  • Color: Green
  • Hardness: 300 Kg/m³
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Low
Sponge-Silicone-Orange-covering

Resistance to low and high temperature 103º – 450ºF. Soft, compressible, resilient, sponge with good elasticity.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -103 to +450F
  • Color: Orange
  • Hardness: 8 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Low
Neoprene-Black-75-85-Duro-covering

Very good abrasion, strength, oil, ozone and chemical resistance.

  • Flexibility: C
  • Temp Range: -30 to +212 ºF
  • Color: Various Black
  • Hardness: 78 to 85 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
Urethane-Various-Colors-75-85-Duro-covering

FDA available. Excellent abrasion and chemical resistance, high strength and durable.

  • Flexibility: C
  • Temp Range: -4 to +176 ºF
  • Color: Various Colors
  • Hardness: 75 to 85 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: Yes
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good
PVC-75-85-Duro-covering

Typically this material is molded directly to a PVC base belt structure. Good resistance to oils, fats and plasticizers.

  • Flexibility: C
  • Temp Range: -4 to +140 °F
  • Color: Various Colors
  • Hardness: 75 to 85 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Good
Silicone-Orange-40-70-Duro-covering

Resistant to low and high temperatures. 60º – 450ºF. Excellent glue release.

  • Flexibility: C
  • Temp Range: -60 to +450 ºF
  • Color: Orange
  • Hardness: 40 to 70 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Low
Sponge-Urethane-Red---Density-510-kg-m3-covering

FDA available. Excellent abrasion and chemical resistance, high strength and durable.

  • Flexibility: C
  • Temp Range: -22 to +158 ºF
  • Color: Red
  • Hardness: 510 Kg/m³
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Very Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Low
Basket Weave PVC

Soft, Basket Weave Pattern, High Friction, approx. 1mm thick.

  • Flexibility: A
  • Temp Range: -40 to +140 °F
  • Color: Blue Green
  • Hardness: 40 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Good
  • Abrasion Resistance: Low
Orange Linatrile

Natural Rubber Compound, non-marking, elastic. Excellent resistance to abrasion, shock, cut and tear.

  • Flexibility: B
  • Temp Range: -40 to +158 ºF
  • Color: Orange
  • Hardness: 60 Duro.
  • FDA Approval: No
  • Oil Resistance: Low
  • Abrasion Resistance: Very Good

Natural Rubber, High Friction, non-marking, elastic. Excellent resistance to abrasion, shock, cut and tear.

Linatex-Red-38-Duro-covering

Natural Rubber, High Friction, non-marking, elastic. Excellent resistance to abrasion, shock, cut and tear.

Linatex-White-FDA-38-Duro-covering

High Friction, non-marking, elastic. Resistance to hot and cold water.

Natural-Rubber-Tan-White-40-Duro-covering

Very good abrasion, strength, oil, ozone and chemical resistance.

Neoprene-Black-White-50-70-Duro-covering

FDA available. Excellent abrasion and chemical resistance, high strength and durable.

Urethane-Various-Colors-20-40-Duro-covering

Very Soft, compressible, flexible. Good for handling delicate or soft products.

Sponge-Natural-Orange-covering

Soft, compressible, flexible. Good for handling delicate or soft products. Mixed cell structure.

Sponge-Urethane-Blue-Density-220-Kgm3

Closed cell, soft, compressible, excellent weather resistance. Good for handling delicate or soft products.

Sponge-Neoprene-Black-Density-12-20-p-c-f-covering

Closed cell, soft compressible, resilient, good aging, oil and chemical resistance.

Sponge-Fabric-Cover-Neoprene-Fabric-Available-in-Dark-Blue-covering

Closed cell, soft, compressible, resilient. Good for handling delicate or soft products. Good aging, oil and chemical resistance.

Sponge-Fabric-Cover-Neoprene-Blue-Lycra-covering

Soft aggressive texture. 5/32” th.

Ruff-Top-PVC-Blue-Green-40-Duro-covering

Aggressive texture. Very good abrasion resistance, oil and chemical resistance. 5/32” th

Ruff-Top-Neoprene-Brown-70-Duro-covering

A negative/ inverted diamond impression in a thermoplastic backing.

Knurled-Impression-covering

Soft, 1.2 mm raised round nipple surface. 2 mm overall thick

Nipple-5004-PVC-Clear-covering

Low friction fabric ideal for accumulation and transverse loading applications.

Nylon-Fabric-Green-covering

A silica-reinforced, natural rubber with excellent shock, cut, tear, and abrasion resistance. Good strength and elasticity.

Red-Linard-Red-60-Duro-covering

Very good abrasion, strength, oil, ozone and chemical resistance.

Neoprene-Black-White-50-70-Duro-covering

Non-marking, excellent resistance to water, oil fuel and other petroleum products. Very good compression.

Nitrile-Buna-N-White-55-Duro-covering

FDA available. Excellent abrasion and chemical resistance, high strength and durable.

Urethane-Various-Colors-45-70-Duro-covering

Typically this material is molded directly to a PVC base belt structure. Good resistance to oils fats and plasticizers.

PVC-40-70-Duro-covering

Available: Angled 21.5 mm or Straight 19 mm protrusions. Very compressible.

Chicken-Plucker-Urethane-White

Very durable and aggressive, SBR rubber profile 12.5 mm tall protrusions.

Scrubber-SBR-Black-covering

High elasticity, high wear resistance, no permanent deformation, excellent vibration dampening and shock absorption.

Sponge-Urethane-RRG-Tan-covering

Firm, compressible, flexible. Mixed cell structure.

Sponge-Urethane-Green-covering

Resistance to low and high temperature 103º - 450ºF. Soft, compressible, resilient, sponge with good elasticity.

Sponge-Silicone-Orange-covering

Very good abrasion, strength, oil, ozone and chemical resistance.

Neoprene-Black-White-50-70-Duro-covering

FDA available. Excellent abrasion and chemical resistance, high strength and durable.

Urethane-Various-Colors-75-85-Duro-covering

Typically this material is molded directly to a PVC base belt structure. Good resistance to oils, fats and plasticizers.
PVC-75-85-Duro

Resistant to low and high temperatures. 60º - 450ºF. Excellent glue release.
Silicone-Orange-40-70-Duro-covering.jpg

Dense, slightly compressible. Mixed cell structure.

Sponge-Urethane-Red-Density-510-kg-m3-covering

Soft, Basket Weave Pattern, High Friction, approx. 1mm thick

Basket-Weave-PVC

Natural Rubber Compound, non-marking, elastic. Excellent resistance to abrasion, shock, cut and tear.

Orange-Linatrile--300x225