The revised "Belt Drives and Bearings Reference Guide" is available. This pocket-sized manual includes specific user information on belts, sheaves, and bearings. The manual contains detailed information on product design, installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Specific air-handling requirements are outlined along with the BrowningÂ®-brand sheave and belt designs that relate to HVAC applications. Short center distance and higher drive speeds are covered in the belt drive section. Various types of sheave and belt construction are outlined, providing users with an understanding of operation characteristics. Installation and preventive and corrective maintenance procedures are covered in detail in numerous illustrations. Problems and solutions addressed in the troubleshooting section include those related to installation, selection, environment, and original design. The illustrated bearing section addresses bearing type and reviews air-handling housing fit and its impact on operating air-handling applications.
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