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Synchronous Belt Drive System

Synchronous Belt Drive System

Baldor Electric Company's synchronous belt drive system have Dodge HTR and HTRC Tracker belts. The belts have a Reinforced Parabolic Profile (RPP) tooth design allowing the belt teeth to sit deeper in the sprocket compared to standard belts.

The angle of the RPP Tracker belts allows synchronous transmission of power to eliminate slippage and speed variation on high torque applications. TapeLock sprockets are machined to match the sprocket and belt and the new synchronous drive system delivers 5 percent more energy efficiency over properly maintained V-belt systems.

The neoprene rubber belts are manufactured with a fiberglass cord for tension stability and prevents moisture from being absorbed. With no belt shrinkage or stretch, Baldor says this belt will not have to be re-tensioned making it virtually maintenance free and the belt construction also helps reduce the belt installation tension, increasing the life of the other mechanical components.

Baldor says when compared with a QD style product, the Dodge Taper-Lock sprocket design requires less shaft length, offers more bore sizes per bushing size and delivers more torque. The Dodge sprocket system also minimizes overhung load by positioning the belt's center line closer to the motor, reducer and bearings. An anti-corrosion coating provides rust prevention and can achieve power ratings up to 1,200 hp.

Synchronous Belt Drive System
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