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April 23-26, 2017
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April 24-28, 2017
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Hannover, Germany

QT Power Chain® II Carbon

01 September 2016

TB Wood's Belt Drive Selector

TB Wood’s Introduces Improved Belted Drive Online Selection Tool

TB Wood’s has recently introduced more enhancements to their popular online Belted Drive Selection Program at beltdriveselector.tbwoods.com. The improved online program now checks the arm/web strength of a sheave/sprocket along with the bushing torque rating for suitability of the application.

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21 July 2016

QT Power Chain II Carbon

New TB Wood’s QT Power Chain® II Carbon Belts

The existing TB Wood’s branded QT Power Chain® II belts have been transitioned to an improved belt offering, of the same profile, with carbon fiber tensile cords.

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18 December 2014

Paper Mill Vacuum Pump

TB Wood's Custom QT Power Chain II Synchronous Drive for Paper Mill Vacuum Pump

A major paper mill in South America needed a belt drive solution for a new large vacuum pump installed at their facility. During the paper making process, vacuum systems are used to remove water and moisture from pulp as it moves along conveyors. The new pump operates 24/7/365 at around 240 RPM and is driven by a motor that generates 400 HP @ 1190 RPM.

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25 August 2014

TB Wood's Belt Drive Systems

Understanding Trade-Offs When Selecting Belted Drive Systems

Evaluating the trade-offs between solutions can be an important part of product selection. Product features that appear minor may significantly impact unit performance, life and cost. Further, product features may also impact the performance of related drive train components in either positive or negative ways. When evaluating application solutions it is best to consider the whole picture to determine which solution will meet the majority of needs in the application.

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08 April 2013

HVAC Exhaust Fan

TB Wood's QT Power Chain II Belt Drive System For HVAC Exhaust Fan

A private college needed to replace an inefficient adjustable speed drive, which incorporated three classical v-belts, on an HVAC exhaust fan in their natural sciences building. As one of the initiatives within their Resource and Environmental Management Program, the college is constantly looking for ways to improve energy efficiencies and reduce costs.

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