chapter  7
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1V-belt drives

As was discussed in Chapter 2, most rotating machines operate in sets which include a driver and driven machine at least and often include a transmission machine such as a gear box as well.

7-1 V-belt drives Although various other types of belt drives are also used, V-belts are the most common. However, many of the maintenance considerations that apply to V-belts are also relevant to other types of belt drive such as flat belts and timing belts.