MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 157, 2018Machine Modelling and Simulations 2017 (MMS 2017)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Advanced industrial, automotive and green energy applications|
|Published online||14 March 2018|
Timing belt in power transmission and conveying system
Kzimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz (UKW), Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Technical Sciences, The Institute of Technology, Chodkiewicza 30, 85-061 Bydgoszcz, Poland
2 Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Machines and Transport, Chair Machine Design Piotrowo 4, 60-138 Poznań, Poland
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
This paper presents the problem of phenomena occurring at the contact of a timing belt and a pulley. Depending on a belt size range these phenomena differ significantly. There is no indication as to what solutions are optimal for drive belts. The analysis of the coupling process and performance tests have shown that the drive belt should have a cord of very good mechanical properties and its raceway side should be made from the material of a low friction coefficient against the pulley material. A flat belt in power transmission and conveying systems cooperates with several elements consisting of timing pulleys, tensioners or guiding rails. In gear with timing belts they depend strongly on characteristics of the process as well as the type of friction. In recent constructions, producers of timing belts are very much concerned about achieving as much slippery surface as possible. The work describes the problem of friction on different surfaces as well as its influence on gear lifetime. Research results confirm that on many surfaces bigger coefficient of friction is expected.
Key words: Timing belts / power transmission belts
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