belt length trigonometry

Belt Length Calculation

November 16, 2020 Nigel 0

I’m sure that if I look around I can find a belt length calculation tool, but that would spoil the fun of me making the calculation and then checking it is correct. Two circles of [more…]

Belt Drives

July 15, 2018 Nigel 0

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 [more…]

plan view of the belt drive

Mini Mill Belt Drive

June 18, 2017 Nigel 14

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 [more…]