Custom V-Belt Pulleys

Typically found in lathes, light-duty milling machines, drills, and other power tools plastic or nylon molded v-belt pulleys are designed to be excellent solutions for low and fractional horsepower drives.  And while standard design v-belt pulleys are appropriate for most applications, there are situations where a custom v-belt pulley is necessary.

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Custom Injection Molded Pulleys and Design Services

For some applications, an off-the-rack design option is not the best solution. Custom designing an injection molding solution in-house can be a daunting task, however, and often out-sourcing the design presents significant time delays and price increases.

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Three Pulley Applications That Got It Right

Whether an application calls for a custom pulley solution or just a reliable pulley, finding the right pulley for the job is essential to the success of the application. Over the years we’ve helped a lot of companies find their perfect pulley solution, and we wanted to share with you some of their stories so you can see the diversity of pulley applications and solutions!

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Getting it Right the First Time: Custom Pulleys

custom nylon pulleys for RV satellite dishes

A manufacturer of satellite and telecommunications equipment developed a television reception satellite dish for mounting atop recreational vehicles. ...

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Choosing the right custom pulley manufacturer

 

As manufacturers, we want to build quality tools and parts that fit our customers' needs. But we are also business people and we understand that customers’ needs have to be balanced against what is best for their business. Which is why, for many manufacturers, non-standard parts are challenging.

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Multi Groove Pulley Buying Checklist

Multi groove pulleys are a benefit to many applications because they allow for smaller diameters than traditional V belts. Multi groove pulleys also typically allow for large speed ratios and higher power transmission capabilities.

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Delivering Custom XL Pulleys in Response to Specific Customer Needs

round-belt-pulleys2Torque Transmission supplies Hi-Speed Checkweigher Co., Inc., an Ithaca, N.Y.-based manufacturer of food handling and custom checkweighing equipment, with 20 different XL reinforced nylon pulleys with stainless steel hubs. 

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Fiberglass Reinforced Nylon Pulleys Increase Productivity 35%


Mexico Plastics, located in Mexico, Mo., relies on production/conveyor systems to produce from plastic sheet the bags used for individual newspaper delivery. 

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Timing Belt Pulley Materials - Things to Consider

timing belt pulley materialsChoosing the right construction material for a timing belt pulley can have dramatic repercussions. When designing a pulley you want a product that is reliable, has a long operation life, and is cost effective. Often, to achieve the desired results, that means there are two options for ...

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Niche Manufacturing and Lean Production

niche manufacturingAs manufacturers, we want to build quality tools and parts that fit our customers' needs. But we are also business people and customers needs have to be balanced against what is best for the business. Which is why, for many manufactures, non-standard parts are challenging.

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