The type of belt that used where slippage cannot be tolerated.


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OPEN-BELT DRIVE

A belt drive having both shafts parallel and rotating in the same direction.

LINK V BELT

A V belt composed of a large number of rubberized-fabric links joined by metal fasteners.

IDLER PULLEY

A pulley used to guide and tighten the belt or chain of a conveyor system.

GOVERNOR SAFETY STOP

On throttling-type governors, the safety stop is a weighted arm that needs the support of a governor belt. If the belt breaks, the idler arm drops and shuts the steam supply valve to the engine. On Corliss units, the flyballs fall to the lowest position and knock off the safety cams; the cams disengage the catch blocks on the steam intake valves so that no steam is admitted to the engine.

BELT

A band of pack ice from 1 km to more than 100 km in width.

FLOOD PLAIN

The belt of low flat ground bordering a stream or river channel that is flooded when runoff exceeds the capacity of the stream channel.

COMPASS BELT

A rolled edge flat belt with one layer of cords.

POSITIVES DRIVE BELT

The type of belt that used where slippage cannot be tolerated.

ACTUATED ROLLER SWITCH

A centrifugal sequence-control switch that is placed in contact with a belt conveyor, immediately preceding the conveyor which it controls.

ARM CONVEYOR

A conveyor in the form of an endless belt or chain to which are attached projecting arms or shelves which carry the materials.

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