A Student Reference Guide sourced from the system’s curriculum includes the entire series’ technical content from the learning objectives.


  • Mechanical Drives 1 Learning System (970-ME1)


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  • Floor-Standing Belt Conveyor eBook Curriculum (E19160)
Mechanical Drives 1 (970-ME1)

Floor-Standing Belt Conveyor Training System | Operation & Maintenance Skills

Learning System: 97-ME4D

Amatrol’s Floor-Standing Belt Conveyor Learning System (97-ME4D) adds to the Mechanical Drives 1 training system (970-ME1) to teach skills related to flat belt conveyors, such as flat belt conveyor operation, adjustment, maintenance, and more. Flat belt conveyors are used in industry to transport material and packages from point-to-point at low cost. Learners study industry-relevant skills including installing, adjusting, maintenance, and inspection of flat belt conveyors.

Learning Topics

  • Mechanical Drive Systems
  • Shaft Speed Measurements
  • Key Fasteners
  • Torque & Power Measurements
  • Power Transmission Systems
  • Shaft Alignment
  • V-Belt Drives
  • Belt Tensioning
  • Chain Drives
  • Chain Tension Measurement
  • Spur Gear Drives
  • Gear Drive Designs
  • Multiple Shaft Drives
  • Sleeve Couplings

Practice Hands-On Skills Like Maintaining and Inspecting a Flat -Belt Conveyor

This industrial conveyors training system includes an operational floor-standing flat belt conveyor; student learning materials for both theory and lab, and teacher’s guide. This system uses industrial quality components to help learners become better prepared for what they will encounter on the job and to withstand frequent use. Learners will use these components to practice vital skills, such as: install and adjust a flat belt conveyor, maintain and inspect a flat belt conveyor, calculate conveyor belt length, and calculate the linear speed of a conveyor using two methods.

Real-World Equipment

This industrial conveyors training system features a flat belt conveyor, adjustable tension and tracking control, crown pulley design, electric motor drive, safety guards, and more! Learners will use these and other components to practice belt installation, belt operation, belts speed calculation, inspection, and more. Amatrol uses components that learners will find on-the-job in order to give the best opportunity to build confidence and industrial competencies.

Comprehensive Floor-Standing Belt Conveyor Curriculum

Amatrol's flat-belt conveyor curriculum covers objectives like types of conveyors and their operation, conveyor safety rules, how to install and adjust a flat-belt conveyor, maintenance steps for flat-belt conveyors, and methods used to calculate the linear speed of a conveyor.

Optional eBook Format Available

Amatrol’s eBooks look like a real book and allow users to flip between pages with ease. Enhanced with features such as keyword searches and zoom controls that enable a user to quickly locate and view information, these eBooks are a fantastic learning tool. Amatrol’s eBooks are available online and can be used by anyone with access to Amatrol’s Learning Management System (LMS). Optionally, if you choose to use your own LMS, these eBooks are SCORM compatible to allow smooth integration into your current training system. Combined with our already extensive library of interactive multimedia titles, which are also SCORM compatible, users can now complete their entire course work online!

Expand Your Mechanical Drives Training | 970-ME1 Optional Add-Ons

Amatrol's Mechanical Drives 1 training system provides the foundation for an unmatched number of optional add-on training systems and
eLearning courses that allow you to teach the skills local industries need, such as bearing installions, laser alignment, and conveyor maintenance.