View Full Version : How tight it tight for pulley belts?

10-05-2016, 09:06 AM
Hey usts, im just wondering how tight is tight for the pulley belts? is it a case of so there is no slop in the belt when attached or a small amount?

Robin Hewitt
10-05-2016, 09:13 AM
What kind of pulley belt?

10-05-2016, 09:17 AM
Yeah that would help lol

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10-05-2016, 09:41 AM
They need to be taught slight movement 1/8 to 1/4" when pressed in centre of span with a finger on short belts, never drum tight, if likely to get very cold freezing in future say unheated shed then leave slightly looser if warm when installing allowing slight shrinkage.

10-05-2016, 09:42 AM
Cheers that's what they are now.

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