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V belts are ideal for lightweight or fractional horsepower use. They also function with high horsepower, shock loads and high-tension drives for rough applications. The flexibility of a V belt lends itself to being used on a majority of belt drives and conveyor systems. Read More…

V Belts V belts are a type of belt than run in a pulley with a V-shaped grooved. Typically endless, V belts contain a trapezoidal cross section. Compared with flat belts, V belts transmit higher torque at lower levels of tension and width. V belts are one type of conveyor belting that fits various applications.
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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. $$$

Londonderry, NH  |  800-922-2637

Wire Belt Co. of America manufactures both custom and precision conveyor belting products such as woven mesh belting and chain drive belting for various industries, including food processing, electronics, baking, pharmaceutical, confectionery and textiles.

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Wire Belt Company of America $$$

Minneapolis, MN  |  763-559-2551

We start with wanting to know your application then carry the project through to installation. We make tabletop chain conveyor belting, plastic belt and light- to heavy-duty industrial belting. You have choices of materials and styles from which to choose and we can fabricate specifically to your needs.

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Midwest Rubber Service & Supply Co. $$$

Capitol Heights, MD  |  301-336-7400

Potomac Rubber Co. is a distributor of V-belts, poly V-belts and cog belts. All belting is available individually or in matched sets. We carry specialty vee belts including metric, heavy duty and synchro-cog timing belts. We are distributors for brands such as CARLISLE, DAYCO, GOODYEAR. Many items are available for same day or factory direct shipment.

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Potomac Rubber Company Inc. $$$
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V belts are very commonly applied as power transmission belts; they can be used in industrial process equipment as well as components in internal combustion engines. Industrial V belts lend themselves to the efficient and safe operation of all kinds of industrial process equipment. They can be applied in agricultural equipment, mining equipment, in generators and in many other contexts. In combustion engines, V belts are often applied as timing belts, which are used to regulate the operation of an engine. V belts can also be used as conveyor belts, though they are more commonly employed as power transmission tools.

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V belts are valuable tools in a large number of contexts. They can be designed to a wide variety of specifications. V belts can be single or double sided, open ended, endless and cogged or uncogged. They can also feature anti-static qualities, which makes them appropriate for use in the presence of hazardous or sensitive chemicals or processes.

V belts are available in several different colors, materials and styles. A V belt is measured based on its inside diameter. They take their name because of the V-shaped cross sections, which are also sometimes described as trapezoidal or triangular in shape. That special cross section gives the belting anti-slip properties, which makes it an excellent choice for use in engines.

Because belt failure in an engine can have catastrophic implications for other engine equipment, a reliable, non-slip belting solution is very valuable. V belts can be manufactured from a wide variety of materials. A few of these materials include neoprene, polyurethane and silicone. Carefully pairing a V belt with its application will help to ensure the long-term safe and effective operation of the belt and the equipment to which it is attached.

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