Belt drive

A Belt Drive is a looped strip of flexible material, used to mechanically link two or more rotating shafts. They may be used as a source of motion, to transmit power. Belts are looped over two pulley system. The belt can either drive the pulleys in the same direction, or the belt may be crossed, so that the direction of the shafts is opposite. As a source of motion, a conveyor belt is one application where the belt is adapted to continually carry a load between two points.

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