The full depth of a V-section T-Link Belt is made up from 3 overlapping sections.
The belt is joined or broken by simply rotating the T-headed pins until they line up with the slots cut in a each link.
Although the pins go right through each link there is always clearance for them in the bottom of the V pulley
Commonly known as "Link Belts", which is a type of V-belt (it cannot be used on flat-belt drives), is widely used in industrial and marine applications. Although more expensive than ordinary V-belts it does have some important advantages.
- It can be installed without having to dismantle the drives system and spend hours pulling apart well set up or bedded-in components
- It helps to prevent a drive system reaching a resonance frequency and is recommended where the transmission of vibration from the motor or other sources is undesirable – in precision grinding machines and high speed lathe spindles, for example.
- It is of very high quality and claimed by the makers to have an improved shock-loading capacity and better abrasion, oil, chemical, damp, and heat resistance in comparison with an ordinary V belt.
- It fits all standard pulleys – there is no need to replace or modify the existing setup.
- Adjustments to tension can be made without having pulley apart or together.
Width across the top surfaces :
(though these dimensions can vary a little either way)
||Z and Z/M-section