Synchronous belt drives vs. the ball screw

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This case history explores the advantages and disadvantages of designing with a synchronous belt drive.

Gates engineers conducted a study at their Moncks Corner, SC factory to examine the advantages and disadvantages of designing with a synchronous belt drive rather than a ball screw to power a machine table. The goal was to determine the optimum solution while avoiding over-design. Download the paper to learn the most efficient choice

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