The HY-T Wedge 5V profile V-belt has a 0.62” top width, is built by Goodyear Engineered Products with Vytacord tension members, and is suitable for industrial applications where mechanical or environmental abuse is a factor. The belt is commonly used for pulsating loads, vibrating drives, and long-center applications. It is static conductive, making it appropriate in the presence of explosive gases, liquids, powders, and other substances where the possibility of static sparks must be kept to a minimum.
The HY-T Wedge belt’s narrow design allows the use of smaller or fewer belts than classical V-belts to transmit an equivalent load, maximizing power transmission efficiency by reducing drive weight and size. It is built with Vytacord tension members, a synthetic reinforcement that increases overall tensile strength and lends dimensional stability so that drive performance is more consistent and predictable over the life of the belt. The belt is enveloped in a strengthening material during manufacturing made of a synthetic rubber compound, adding the strength necessary for belts to withstand high loading forces. It can also tolerate slippage, making it useful in pulsating, high-tension drives or those that are frequently stopped and re-started. The belt is backed in oil-and abrasion-resistant fabric, providing longitudinal flexibility and lateral strength to the belt.
Narrow or “wedge” designed V-belts have a narrower face width and smaller diameter than a traditional, classical V-belt, but can handle an equivalent load, maximizing efficiency. Smaller belts allow for the use of smaller sheaves, resulting in lower operating costs. They are constructed to withstand oily, dirt-filled manufacturing environments and the heat of the outdoors, and are frequently used in abusive environments such as farming and manufacturing,
Veyance Technologies, Inc. manufactures and sells Goodyear Engineered Products, including industrial power transmission products, conveyor belts, hydraulics, rubber track, and automotive and truck products. It is based in Fairlawn, OH.