Gates offers white paper on selecting drive systems

Selecting the proper drive system can save you thousands of dollars over the life of the drive. Whether designing a new power transmission system or converting to a new drive, design engineers and plant maintenance managers have three broad options: roller chain, V-belt and synchronous belt drives. The Gates Corporation has produced a white paper that discusses the proper ways to determine your...
By Staff August 1, 2006

Selecting the proper drive system can save you thousands of dollars over the life of the drive. Whether designing a new power transmission system or converting to a new drive, design engineers and plant maintenance managers have three broad options: roller chain, V-belt and synchronous belt drives.

The Gates Corporation has produced a white paper that discusses the proper ways to determine your needs for a drive system and how each option can be evaluated.

Go to www.plantengineering.com and click on Mechanical Engineering in the Engineer’s Resource Guide (ERG) to access this informative white paper.