Belt Drive Definition | Types Of Belt Drive | Application | Uses

What is Belt Drive? Types, Application and Uses

Belt Drive are use to transmit power from one shaft to another shaft to another by means of pulleys which rotate at the same speed or at different speed. The amount of Power transmission depend upon the following factor:
  • Velocity Of The Belt
  • The tension under which the belt is placed on the pulleys.
  • The Condition under which the belt is used.

Also Read: What is Governor? Main types Of Governor.

Types Of Belt Drives:

Belt drives are many types according to usage, Condition, position, size, shape like flat, v-belt, round ropes etc., but Belt drives are different from the belts.

1. Flat Belt: Flat belt drive mostly uses in factories and workshops. where a moderate amount of power is transmitt from one pulley to another.

2. V-Belt: Flat belt drive mostly uses in factories and workshops.

3. Circular Belt Or Rope: Circular or rope belt are use to transmit high power of amount from one place to another place.

belt drive definition, types Of Belt Drive, application, uses
Types Of Belt Drive


Open Belt Drive

Open belt drive are used with shaft arranged parallel and rotating in the same direction.

Crossed Belt Drive

Crossed belt drive are with shaft arranged parallel and rotating in opposite direction.

Uses Of Belt Drive:

  • Belt Drive are used to transmit power from one place to another place.

Application Of Belt Drive:

Belt Drive Definition | Types Of Belt Drive | Application | Uses Belt Drive Definition | Types Of Belt Drive | Application | Uses Reviewed by Karan Arya on January 29, 2018 Rating: 5

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