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There are many industrial processes in which the transmission of power between two pieces of machinery is necessary. The use of power transmission belts dates back the advent of modern process machinery; threshing machines, early manufacturing drives and a wide variety of other equipment all depended on power transmission belts. Read More…

Power Transmission Belts Power transmission belts are utilities employed for the transmission of power between two rotating shafts. When a power transmission belt is affixed to a shaft, the rotation of the shaft causes the movement of the belt. If the belt is connected to another shaft, the rotation of the first shaft can be transferred to the other shaft.
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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. $$$

Paw Paw, MI  |  800-545-2358

At Great Lakes Belting (GLB), you will find the most cost-effective, high quality thermoplastic belting products in the market. From PVC, PU, PE, Hytrel® & Silicone, we can construct almost anything you can imagine. GLB offers conveyor, process & transmission belting, conveyors of all types, V-belts, all types of timing belts and a whole lot more. We are ISO 9001:2008 certified. Call today!

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Great Lakes Belting & Supply Corporation $$$

Earth City, MO  |  800-727-2358

Custom conveyor belting is fabricated by Beltservice Corporation and available through our distributors or OEMs. From this conveyor belt manufacturer, you will find agricultural, cleated, elevator, food handling, heat-resistant, heavy-duty and light-duty, incline, package-handling belting and more.

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Beltservice Corporation $$$

West Des Moines, IA  |  844-566-2358

Here at All-State Belting, we provide premium conveyor belt materials, field installation and service. We represent top-name conveyor belting suppliers and component manufacturers. We also fabricate replacement trencher belting and custom industrial belting to your specs. Used conveyor belting and matting are also available. Call today and let us meet all of your conveyor needs!

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All-State Belting Company $$$

Marietta, GA  |  800-886-2358

Belt Power LLC is a full-service fabricator and distributor of conveyor systems. Our services include general installation, conveyor maintenance, and training of plant personnel, and we provide Products such as plastic modular belting, lightweight plied belting, and more. A Visit our website or call Belt Power today for further information. Count on Belt Power to be your complete conveyor component specialist!

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Belt Power LLC $$$
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Mining equipment, manufacturing machinery, automobiles and even small utilities like sewing machines require the use of power transmission belts. Because there is such a wide range of machinery in which power transmission belts are used, there exists an equally wide variety of power transmission belts to accommodate them. That variety includes very large endless belts for use in large equipment as well as small round belts for use in smaller equipment.

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Transmission belts are manufactured to varying specifications. Heavy duty industrial belts are usually made of strong materials and can often be temperature and chemical-resistant. Lighter-duty belts can be made of less resistant materials, which can be less expensive and more appropriate for less demanding applications.

As technology continues to advance, the lifespan and performance of power transmission belts has increased greatly. The advent of synthetic rubber materials like neoprene, silicone, polyurethane (sometimes erroneously referred to as urethane) and others has expanded the horizons of industrial process equipment. The temperature, chemical and pressure-resistant properties of some synthetic rubber materials has allowed for the use of power transmission belting in applications that were once too demanding and inhospitable.

Improved belting technology has also contributed to the improved safety of the equipment in which belts are used. Reducing the likelihood of belt breakage reduces the chances of the cascading damage to other equipment parts that can be caused by belt failure during a machine's operation. While it is still important to carefully pair a power transmission belt with its application, the combination of careful maintenance and proper operation will help to ensure the long term and efficient operation of the belt and the equipment with which it is used.

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