Don't miss an article. Subscribe

Don't miss an article.

Subscribe

Smooth or Cogged Belt

Raw-Edge vs. Wrapped V-Belts

A comparison between wrapped and raw-edge v-belts, looking at capabilities and drawbacks, and how they affect certain applications.

Read Article »
When To Replace A Sprocket

Do You Need a New Sprocket? How Do You Know?

Worn sprockets can dramatically impact the viability of roller chain applications. Here are signs to look for.

Read Article »
How to Install a Bushing

How to Install and Remove a Bushing

Bushings are an indispensable component of power transmission, allowing for a flexible drive system. The simple system to install and remove a bushing allows us to quickly change sprockets, sheaves, and pulleys – among other things – from one shaft size to another. They also allow us to make modifications quickly and efficiently. Some specialty…

Read Article »
Martin vs Blackstar

Martin® vs. BlackStar® Sprockets

An in depth comparison between Martin and BlackStar sprockets. This article touches on an explanation of power transmission materials theory, shares the results of independent and in-house materials analysis, discusses how materials affect applications and what it all means for the end-user.

Read Article »