Monday, May 21, 2012

On Steel Belt No.3 What is a steel belt?

It is made from a thin metal strip.

There are both open type and endless type.

Belt functions are two, power transmission and conveyance.

This picture is an example of power transmission belts.

Friday, May 11, 2012

On Steel Belt No.2 Rivets to Butt Welding

Rivets made pulley diameter large and rotation was not smooth.  This caused shift to butt welding, which made pulley diameter smaller and many type of belts emerged including thin steel belts.