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Vee Belt Torque?


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It's really the power able to be transmitted by a belt you want to be looking at. That can then be converted into a torque by using the radius and speed.

The power able to be transmitted by a V belt depends on several factors including the tension in the belt and the angle of wrap around a pulley. Have a look here: V belt link. The maths is not the simplest.

As a rough figure though, think about 1kW.

If you need something more accurate, give me a few days until I'm with a decent calculator and I'll rattle some keys for you.

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