25 June 2017

Types of belt drive

A belt drive is one of the most common and effective means of transmission of motion from one shaft to another shaft. There are different belt drive used for different applications. Now we can see the different types of belt drive :

Types of belt drive :

According to the power transmitted :
  1. Light belt drive 
  2. Medium belt drive 
  3. Large belt drive 
According to the arrangement of the belt :
  1. Open belt drive
  2. Crossbelt drive
  3. Quarter twist drive
  4. Right angle drive
  5. Stepped pulley drive
  6. Fast and loose pulley drive 
  7. Compound drive