Learning objectives

  • Describe how a V-belt transfers power
  • Discuss the following types of V-belt sizing:
    • Conventional
    • High capacity
    • Light duty
  • Identify specialized V-belts
  • Describe the construction of V-belts

Course overview

V-belts are a type of belt named for their distinctive ""V"" shaped cross-section. They transfer power to fans, air compressors, pumps, and other types of rotating equipment in industrial facilities. The V-belts training course explains the design and use of the most common V-belts.

This online course focuses on common and specialized v-belts. It also discusses v-bolt design. This course is part of the Introduction to Belt Drive Maintenance series.

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