UpComing Tradeshows

October 23-28, 2017
AIMMGM 2017
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

October 24-26, 2017
OTC Brazil 2017
Rio de Janairo, Brazil

October 24-26, 2017
Engine Test Expo 2017
Novi, MI

MTO (Made-to-Order) Sheaves

29 September 2016

Mine Flotation Tank

TB Wood's MTO & Standard Sheaves for Mine Flotation Tank Agitator Drives

A major global mineral and metals processing equipment OEM needed reliable belt drive solutions for its line of mining flotation cells (tanks). The tanks are used to recover minerals utilizing a flotation process.

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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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30 October 2014

Best Practices Proper Product Selection and Sizing

Critical Factors for Proper Product Selection and Sizing

“Well begun is half done”, a quote that most reference materials attribute to Aristotle, certainly applies when selecting mechanical power transmission products. A selection process that is well thought out at the start can ensure that the product selected will be properly sized and appropriate to the application at hand.

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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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24 March 2014

windrow compost turners

TB Wood's Custom V-Belt Sheaves for Windrow Compost Turners

The world’s leading manufacturer of large windrow compost turners was looking for a new source of sheaves for their entire line of belt-driven equipment. Self-propelled, straddle type and pull-behind models accommodate 6 through 27 foot wide windrows. Organic material, including crop residue and animal manure, is piled in long rows to produce large volumes of compost.

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