On Saturday 15 October 2016 22:29:50 MC Cason wrote:
> On 10/15/2016 08:53 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > Greetings all;
> > I just spent about 3 hours playing around with the 20 or so belt
> > calculators google gave me links to, but not on of them could give
> > me any answers.
> > One would think, for an XL belt that
> > 1. width is a never mind since xl's are available in a plethora of
> > widths, none of which should have any effect on the profile the belt
> > assumes when snug enough to do the job.
> > 2. Its a pair of pulleys for xl belting, and the pitch diameter can
> > be instantly defined by the belt profile, xl in this case, and
> > minorly the number of teeth might have a slight effect when dealing
> > with very low tooth count pulleys. The belt pitch is a nearly
> > constant height above the teeth, and the teeth diameter is derived
> > from the xl tooth length times the number of teeth.
> > I am shooting for a shaft center to center between 4.875 and 5.0".
> > Given that center to center on a pair of xl pulleys of 20 teeth and
> > 40 teeth, that really should be all that its needed to know to tell
> > me I need a 112? tooth belt. Then its up to me to see if I've room
> > for the pull needed to use the next higher tooth count belt. Or do
> > I mount an idler to adjust it so a stock belt will work?
> > I am probably going to go thru that same eye of the needle for the Z
> > belt, but I've some mounting brackets yet to be whittled out to get
> > a 2505x1450mm screw mounted straight.
> > Does anyone have a belt calculator that actually works?
> > Thanks everybody.
> > Cheers, Gene Heskett
Looks good. I didn't look to see if they had a 79 tooth version, likely
not, but I can probably rig it so the 80 tooth will work. But I'll have
to call them Monday since their checkout is actually a registration.
> This is my go-to belt calculator:
> Desired center distance: 4.8750"
> 79 grooves - 4.8582"
> 80 grooves - 4.9591"
> 81 grooves - 5.0599"
> Actual screenshot sent to you as PM.
Thank you very much MC Cason.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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