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In general, belt drives are used to transmit power or motion. O-ring belts are used in conjunction with round belt pulleys in order to transmit power across long distances. They have a number of particular power transmission applications, including: printing, commercial sewing, live roller conveying (providing motion power to conveyors like lineshaft conveyors and powered rolling conveyors), vacuuming, serpentine drives, twisted drives and quarter-turn drives. Read More…

O-Ring Belts O-ring belts, also known as round belts or endless belts, are a type of round belt used for both light and heavy duty low torque belt drive applications.
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Leading Manufacturers

Hilliard, OH  |  800-770-2358

Our conveyor belts are ISO 9002 and FDA certified. We can use our belts in nearly every industry, from transmission timing belts to conveyor belts for foods.

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Dura-Belt, Inc. $$$

St. Louis, MO  |  314-890-0070

MIR is the premier specialty fabricator of light weight belting and conveyor accessories in North America. Offering dozens of materials and specialty conveyor products, MIR provides unsurpassed versatility and comprehensive customer service. Technical expertise combined with top quality products make MIR your choice for all conveyor belting, timing belting, transmission belting needs and more.

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MIR $$$

Valley City, OH  |  800-700-2358

Con-Belt produces rugged & dependable conveyor belting, including steel & piano hinged conveyor belts, combination rubber/PVC & chain conveyor belts and beaded pan & special conveyor belts.

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Con-Belt, Inc. $$$

Pine Brook, NJ  |  877-865-8287

Volta Belting is a world leading manufacturer and supplier of Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) conveyor belt materials and related services. We have been developing and designing belts for over forty years. Our belts have the unique characteristic of being homogenous and are all extruded in one piece without factory splicing. Call or visit us online today for more detailed information.

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Volta Belting Technology Ltd $$$

Mississauga, ON  |  800-354-7213

For almost four decades we have been providing conveyor belt materials to customers all over the world. We are dedicated to providing high quality customer service. Our products serve many industries and are customer designed for a full range of processes. Visit our website or call one of our customer service representatives today for more information about our products!

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The Furnace Belt Company Limited $$$
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O-ring belts are named after their circular cross sections, which are made from elastomeric plastic materials, such as rubber, nylon or urethane. Of these, urethane is the most popular. Because they use such stretchable material, o-ring belt drives do not require belt tensioners. In addition, their material makeup makes them stable, resistant to abrasion and cuts, resistant to stress from bends, non-fraying and non-marking. If manufacturers so choose or if you request it, they can alter the material to exhibit a number of different characteristics, such as UV resistance, anti-static behavior, increased oil resistance and different textures. O-rings are also available in FDA/food grade approved varieties. Also, elastomers like urethane are easy to color, so manufacturers can custom color your o-ring belts.

Manufacturers fabricate o-ring belting cross sections in a wide range of lengths and inner diameters, as well as surface hardnesses.

Note that surface hardness may be measured using the Shore durometer scale. You may purchase your o-ring belts as continuous pieces of material, or they may be connected together in a system using glue, staples or other connection hardware. Continuous belt material does tend to be stronger than spliced material. What is best for you depends entirely on your application and the stresses and environment to which it will be subject. To find out more, talk to a reliable belt drive manufacturer, such as one of those we have listed on this directory page.

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