208-47.1 V-Belt Drives Introduction

V-Belt drives operation, component sizing and part replacement.

Course Number 208-47.1

V-Belts Introduction

2 hours of instruction

Parts of a v-belt drive. How a v-belt turns a sheave. Relationship between diameters of the driving and driven sheaves. Calculating the rpm of driven equipment. Speed ratio. Four working sections of a belt. Belt fit in the sheave groove. Factors effecting power handling capacity. Three types of commonly used belts. Belt designations and markings. Selecting the correct replacement belt. Selecting the correct replacement sheave.

Prerequisites - Whole numbers (Course Number 29) and fractions (Course Number 30).

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