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The working process of rubber driving belt

As a key component of the mechanical transmission system, the rubber transmission belt's working process involves friction, tension, power transmission and other links.
Initial stage
The working process of a drive belt begins with activating the drive system. When the engine is started, the crankshaft wheel starts to rotate as the driving wheel. The rubber drive belt remains in contact with the drive wheel, and static friction plays a key role here. The tensioning device (such as the tensioning wheel) maintains moderate tension to ensure that the transmission belt tightly fits the surface of the driving wheel.
Friction transmits power
As the driving wheel rotates, the rubber transmission belt is affected by static friction and begins to move with the driving wheel. During this process, the rubber part of the transmission belt undergoes a certain degree of elastic deformation to adapt to the shape of the drive wheel surface. Friction ensures close contact between the drive belt and the drive wheel, thereby effectively transmitting power.
Adjustment of tension
During movement, rubber drive belts are affected by tension. The tension is adjusted to keep the drive belt tightly connected and prevent slipping. Moderate tension helps improve transmission efficiency and prevents the transmission belt from loosening and skipping teeth during work. The way to adjust the tension is usually through a tensioning device to ensure that the appropriate tension can be maintained under different working conditions.
bend and stretch
Drive belts undergo bending and stretching during operation. When a drive belt is stretched by a drive wheel, tension occurs on one side and compression occurs on the other side. The elasticity of the rubber drive belt allows it to adapt to this bending and stretching, ensuring a tight connection under changing operating conditions. This elasticity also helps absorb shock and vibration, slowing wear on the driveline.
Power is transmitted to the driven wheels
As the rubber transmission belt moves, friction smoothly transmits power to the driven wheels. The driven wheel starts to rotate, driving the corresponding mechanical device or system to work. This power transmission process is efficient and reliable, and the rubber transmission belt plays its unique advantages in this process.
changes in work process
During the operation of the transmission system, operations such as shifting, stopping, and starting may occur. At this time, the rubber transmission belt needs to adapt to changes in power and ensure smooth transmission by adjusting tension and elastic deformation. The dynamic tension adjustment and elasticity enable the transmission belt to adapt to different working conditions and ensure the reliable operation of the entire transmission system.