Replace V-Belts with Cogged or Synchronous Belt Drives

    Research output: NRELFact Sheet


    This two-page abstract provides tips for plant managers on improving performance of industrial motors by designing belt-drive transmission systems for high efficiency, low noise and maintenance, and cost savings
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages2
    StatePublished - 2000

    Bibliographical note

    Revised Sept. 2005. For updated version see DOE/GO-102005-2060 (NREL/FS-840-37502).

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/FS-810-27833

    Other Report Number

    • DOE/GO-102000-0972


    • belt drives
    • best practices
    • industrial energy efficiency
    • industrial motor efficiency
    • industrial motor systems
    • U.S. Department of Energy
    • V-belts


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