PRECISION V-BELT LENGTH TOLERANCES

 

 

 

Optibelt has eliminated the need for Matched-Set v-belts. If you are running any drive with multiple single v-belts, they will run more efficiently with a standard Optibelt S=C Plus v-belt. That is right...your drives will use less energy, have more power and can save you thousands of dollars a year, simply by running an Optibelt S=C Plus v-belt.

S=C Plus is the abbreviation for "Set-Constant". Set-Constant is Optibelt's standard length v-belt length tolerances. Set-Constant length tolerances are much closer than any Matched-set, regardless of the date manufactured. This eliminates the need for special ordering and stocking for your facilities operations.

Optibelt's Set-Constant tolerances are available on standard VB (Classical Profile) and SK (Standard and Metric Profile), HVAC Power and Red Power high-performance v-belts. 

For additional information click here to download the brochure or contact us anytime at 800-292-6081 or by e-mail at info@optibelt-usa.com.

 

 

Standard vs Matched-Set vs OPTIBELT Set-Constant v-belt standards

 

Standard v-belt tolerances for a B100 v-belt will vary + or - 13/16" or more than 1-1/2". Matched-Sets are closer, but need to be ordered special and be specially stocked.

OPTIBELT Set-Constant  (S=C PLUS) tolerances vary + or - 1/8" or only 1/4" regardless of the date manufactured. There is no special ordering and no special stocking needed.

Remember, a B100 v-belt is only 100 inches in length!  Heavy industrial belts run much longer lengths, which increases the variances. That is why Matched-Set standards were created. Optibelt's exclusive Set-Constant standards now makes Matched-Set's obsolete! 

ROTARY VULCANIZATION  

Most manufacturers utilize a step-cure process which vulcanizes belts in sections. This process is easier but can produce overlapping cured sections that can cause performance issues or failures.

OPTIBELT's rotary vulcanization continually rotates the belt as it is being cured. This has the following benefits:

    > Smooth profile sidewalls for superior sheave contact

    > Consistent cured rubber improves performance and durability

    > No molds needed for v-belt production 47" and above

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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HVAC Power

V-BELTS, FRACTIONAL HORSEPOWER, HIGH PERFORMANCE

Specifically engineered to meet the demands of HVAC motors and drives. HVAC POWER has the flexibility of cogged or notched belts while keeping OPTIBELT's wrapped fabric cover. 

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VB

V-BELT, PERFORMANCE, CLASSICAL PROFILES

The classic among drive belts due to its universal use in industrial power transmission applications.

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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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