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Everything You Need To Know About MXL Timing Belt

The Gates MXL timing belts are designed to be synchronous with its matching belt pulley often used in computer printers with hard drives. Some are used in heavy-duty machinery such as oil pumps. These are the classical trapezoidal tooth profile that ensures a no-slip no-creep operation. These Miniature Extra Light (MXL) are often used for

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How to Correctly Identify and Replace Machinery Timing Belts

When it’s time to replace a timing belt on a machine, the first step is to correctly identify the replacement belt that you need. Unfortunately, identifying timing belts can be difficult sometimes. For example, some belts don’t have specific identification codes, or the codes rub off after time. Thankfully, there are ways to identify the

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Optimize Your Machines With Custom Timing Belts to Save Money

If you work with heavy machinery, then you know that it is sometimes difficult to keep the machines running at peak levels. Many types of machinery, including that used in robotics, packaging, paper products, food and confectionery, woodworking and textile industries, need timing belts in order to be operated. Timing belts, like all machinery belts,

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How to Choose the Best Timing Belt for Your Manufacturing Equipment

When it comes to operating your business, having equipment that works properly and efficiently is of the utmost importance. Being in the industrial sector where you rely heavily on your equipment, parts such as pulleys, bearings, belts, et cetera have to be made of the highest-quality materials. Not only does the material have to be

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Pulley material selection – round belt pulley

All About Pulleys: What and When to Use a Material

Pulleys can be decisive in the eyes of those who are not aware of its specifications. Indeed, it looks similar at first glance- but little do you know, the materials used and its size actually matters… A LOT. Finding the perfect pulley for your precision instrument can be quite exhausting- looking for reliable products that

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