Ondrives Ltd. added to their range of HTD
pulleys and belts with a 3 mm pitch version. The 3 mm pitch HTD pulleys are
made to suit 9 and 15mm corresponding belts as standard. There are 3 different executions of pulleys
available depending on the number of teeth required. All are aluminium with one
version being plain and the other two manufactured with zinc plated steel
flanges. Numbers of teeth available vary from 10 up to 72 and different numbers
of teeth as well as other modifications are also available upon special
request. 3 mm HTD belts are available with the pulleys and belt lengths start
at 105 going up to 1863 mm. The belts are manufactured from rubber back/teeth
and are glass fibre reinforced, with a nylon fabric tooth facing to DIN/ISO
5296. The rest of the HTD range includes 5, 8 and 14 mm pitch.
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