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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts

EZSplice is a single pre-formed, pre-shaped strand designed to fit your TC-327 belt. It offers you longer belt life, strong belt joints, and less downtime from failures at the splice.


The EZSplice strand eliminates the “weaving or lacing” of traditional splicing and replaces it with a simple hook and loop method. The strength of the EZSplice strand comes from the pre-shaped “Z-bend” joints. This eliminates the chance of weak points from the bending and straightening of traditional splicing.

 


Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Compact Grid offers many advantages over competitive belts
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Place the EZSplice strand between the two ends of the belt to be joined matching and aligning the spaces of the strand with the spaces of the belt (Fig 1). Make sure that the cut end of the EZSplice strand is on the bottom (Fig 2).

Once both ends of the belt are aligned with the spaces in the EZSplice strand, rotate the EZSplice strand over and hook both end loops in as shown (Fig 3 + 4).

Now that you have the end-loops hooked (Fig 5), rotate the EZSplice strand again 180º or 1/2 turn. The cut ends of the EZSplice strand should stay attached to the belt end-loops on both edges of the belt.

Turn and insert the second space of the EZSplice strand through the second space of the belt to be spliced (Fig 6). Next, push on the EZSplice z-bend with your index finger until the splice strand hook pops into place (Fig 7).

Hold the space in place while pushing down on the next EZSplice z-bend (Fig 8). Continue this technique across the width of the strand using your index finger. Then pull the final z-bend and pop into place (Fig 9 & 10).

Now the bottom half of the joint is complete (Fig 11).

Take the top half of the belt and hook the first small space of the belt over and through the first small space of the EZSplice strand (Fig 12).

Then repeat every other space across the width of the belt (Fig 13).

Now that the splice is all in place lock your EZSplice strand in place with the EZSplice profiling pliers.

To lock the EZSplice into place insert the beveled edge of the 24 X .072 bit into the jaw slot of your profiling pliers pushing in with your index finger until you hear a click indicating that the bit is locked in place. Make sure to use the correct bit.

Insert the lower jaw of the profiling pliers into the first large space and crimp down on the EZSplice z-bend matching the splice z-bend up with the corresponding groove on the lower jaw of the profiling pliers (Fig 14). Move across the strand and insert the lower jaw into the next splicing z-bend again matching the splice Z-bend up with the corresponding groove on the lower jaw of the profiling pliers and crimp down. Repeat across the width of the belt and then in the opposite direction.

Crimp the outside end loop of the EZSplice strand with the profiling pliers facing in toward the center to control the end loop during crimp.