Save energy and maintenance by replacing V-belt with synchronous belt drives


New drives reduce maintenance and parts' replacement costs, and produce energy savings of 8% annually.

The air conditioning V-belt drives at a 200-bed hospital were prematurely failing because of excessive sheave wear. After a Gates Design Flex analysis was performed, the drives were converted to non-slip synchronous belts. The new drives have reduced maintenance and parts’ replacement costs, and produced energy savings of 8% annually.

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