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Analyzing Synchronous Belt Failure - October 2009

The Gates Corporation

The article "Analyzing Synchronous Belt Failure" appeared in the October 2009 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
If youíre replacing your belts more than once per year, itís time to analyze your drive. From belt crimping damage to high belt installation tension to sprocket misalignment and adverse environmental conditions, this guide walks you through how to identify the reasons behind premature failure and makes recommendations on corrective and preventive measures.

Keywords
belts, belt drives, synchronous belts, timing belts

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