Fleet Maintenance magazine

C-Belt system finds defects in seatbelts

Elbit Vision Systems Ltd., a global provider of complete vision solutions for surface inspection and real-time quality monitoring, announced the launch of their latest automotive safety centered product C-Belt, an innovative, new narrow safety belt inspection system.

Continuing its mission to drive innovation through vision, EVS designed C-Belt specifically for the narrow belt market which includes automotive seatbelts, safety harnessing for fire & rescue, safety tie downs for transportation, and other quality driven safety belts.  

C-Belt brings a unique solution for detecting, identifying and labeling common defects on both sides of the belt created during the manufacturing processes. The full color, inspection solution works in complete harmony with their online Optimization & Cut control system to automatically stop, verify and flag all defective products ensuring only first quality web, makes it into the safety belt market.

C-Belt's unique multi-angle viewing lines were designed to detect all visible defects including: ends out, broken picks, misspicks, loopy selvage, loose filament, spots, stains, holes, mono-tails slubs, bulges, dip-ins and knots.

C-Belt enables manufacturers to detect and identify defects during production at high speeds without manual, human inspection, lowering costs and increase yields. The process of making one of the most common life saving fabrics in the world has become simpler and more efficient with this new system.

"We are extremely proud to provide this amazing tool to verify the quality of such a vital product to everyone's safety," stated Sam Cohen, CEO. "We have already installed the first system in some of the world's largest manufacturers of safety belts, and we are currently in negotiation with many other manufacturers who would like to adopt our solution to install in their production process. We believe that in the future, the C-Belt's solution will revolutionize the way safety belts are produced and inspected around the world," Mr. Cohen continued.