Pulp & Paper

Pulp & Paper

This industry takes raw lumber and fibrous materials from various sources, reduces the material, and refines it into pulp for the production of paper goods.

LUMBER PROCESSING

DEBARKERS, CHIPPERS, SHREDDERS, GRINDERS,CONVEYORS

This process takes raw lumber, strips the bark, and reduces it into chips suitable for further refinement into pulp. These machines require heavy-duty power transmission v-belts and banded belts that can absorb shock loads, and can slip in the sheaves to serve as a clutching mechanism to protect the drives.

 

PULPING

DIGESTERS, AGITATORS, PULPERS, SCREENERS, MIXERS, SIFTERS, RAGGERS, WASHERS

Reduced wood chips that have been screened are moved into this process where the chips processed through a series of chemical and mechanical reduction processes. This breaks down the wood into soft fiberous material suitable for a wide range of paper industrial applications.  These machines also require power transmission products engineered to protect motors and drives.

 

WATER  & TREATMENT

PUMPS, FILTERS, EVAPORATORS, CONDENSERS, EXHAUST FANS

The water and chemicals used in processing wood fibers require many pump drives that can move millions of gallons  liquids every day. These pumps use industrial v-belts and ribbed belts. 

 

PAPER PRODUCTION

FOURDRINIER, PRESSES, DRYERS, PRESSES, EXHAUST FANS

Paper production involves moving processed wood pulp through large fourdrinier machines. The fourdrinier machine will run the pulp through a series of presses and dryers. Each step reduces the water content and thickness of the material until workable industrial paper is produced for its intended application. The presses, driers and exhaust fan drives each use various types of power transmission products.

Products

TB V-belt Sheaves

Optibelt v-belt sheaves make it easy for customers to order metal power transmission drive components at their local OPTIBELT dealer.

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BLUE POWER, BANDED v-belts

BANDED V-BELTS, ARAMID CORD, STANDARD & METRIC PROFILES

Aramid cord provides 2x the power for heavy industrial applications.

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RED POWER 3, SINGLE

V-BELTS , HIGH PERFORMANCE, NO TENSION MAINTENANCE

A revolutionary belt that requires no tension maintenance throughout its lifetime, is wear resistant for longer belt life, and transfers up to 50% more power than conventional v-belts.

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RED POWER 3, BANDED

V-BELTS , HIGH PERFORMANCE, NO TENSION MAINTENANCE

A revolutionary belt that requires no tension maintenance throughout its lifetime, is wear resistant for longer belt life, and transfers up to 50% more power than conventional belts. 

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SK

WEDGE V-BELT, STANDARD & METRIC PROFILES, ARPM & METRIC DIN SECTIONS

Standard and metric size v-belts for versatility in many industrial power transmission applications.

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KB

BANDED V-BELTS, CLASSICAL, STANDARD & METRIC PROFILES

KB banded v-belts are ideal for heavy industrial power transmission applications with vertical running shafts and large center distances. It can withstand impact loads and clutching applications.

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DK

DOUBLE SIDED V-BELTS, INDUSTRIAL POWER TRANSMISSION

Dual sided V-Belts for multiple pulley, clutching drive, and serpentine applications. Its engineered construction and quality ensures superior performance and durability.

 

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Super X-Power

HIGH PERFORMANCE MOLDED COGGED V-BELTS, STANDARD & METRIC SECTIONS

The high performance solution for raw-edge molded cogged v-belt applications. 

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