TB Wood's Offers Belt Drive Solutions

TB Wood's engineers can provide drive selection assistance by recommending the appropriate product family and the specific drive components for each customer application.

TB Wood's engineers can provide drive selection assistance by recommending the appropriate product family and the specific drive components for each customer application.

February 29, 2012—

The TB Wood's Engineering Belt Drives Group is a value added resource to its customers. Engineering support activities include evaluation of customer applications to determine if standard or made-to-order components can be applied, review of customer component drawings for manufacturability, confirmation of design adherence to industry standards like MPTA, ARPM and ISO. "Our engineers quickly and accurately translate customer information into a delivered belt drive solution," said Alex Vevasis, engineering manager, TB Wood's Belt Drives Group. "By applying our extensive knowledge and understanding of belt drive systems, we effectively shorten our customers design cycle."

TB Wood's engineers can also provide drive selection assistance by recommending the appropriate product family and the specific drive components for each customer application. A drive detail report is generated which includes performance ratings, installation parameters and a part list. Drives are routinely evaluated and redesigned to provide increased efficiency, enhanced performance and reduced total life costs. To help improve the effectiveness of maintenance teams, TB Wood's engineering support can also provide product training including proper installation techniques and problem indicators which can lead to improved system uptime and drive life.

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