Category: Belt Tension

How to Avoid Drive Belt Elongation

The use of belts or chains to drive industrial equipment is common in nearly every industry. Countless pieces of equipment of all sizes are operated using one of these drive technologies. Avoiding drive belt elongation is essential with any belt or chain driven equipment. The use of pulleys and belts or chains and sprockets to… Read more »

Why Proper Belt Tension is Vital

V-belts and synchronous belts are used in a variety of industrial and mechanical applications. These belts need to be aligned correctly, but they also must be operated at the correct tension. Here’s why proper drive belt tension is so important. Performance of the drive Equipment that relies on drive belts is designed to operate with… Read more »