Belt Drives

There are a number of ways to transmit power between two shafts, often to enable speed reduction and torque increase, but one of the easiest ways is to use one of the many forms of belt drives. They come in a number of different forms with pro’s and con’s for each dependent on the application. … Read more

Mini Mill Belt Drive

plan view of the belt drive

This is all about making a mini mill belt drive for the gear driven mini milling machine. A great upgrade that will result in a quieter and smoother milling machine. These mini milling machines (eg Amadeal XJ12-300) with the back gears suffer from gearbox failures and mine did some time ago – read about the … Read more