Synchronous drive system
The Dodge HT500 synchronous drive system delivers high torque and low maintenance with less overhung load than V-belts drives.
The Dodge HT500 belts offer a longer life in wet/oily environments than rubber made products. The HT500 belt is made with polyurethane for harsh environment resistance and carbon fiber cords, providing higher torque carrying capacity than commonly known aramid fiber tensile cords made belts. A full line of stock, compact, power-dense TAPER-LOCK sprockets, fin fan QD sprockets, and Minimum Plain Bore (MPB) sprockets will also be available from stock. The made-to-order capability includes split-tapered options as well as a variety of tooth count, materials and plating to satisfy the requirements of any application. The sprockets are made with the modified curvilinear tooth profile for 8mm and 14mm pitches.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey