Gates Multi-Speed (Variable Speed) Belts
Multi-Speed belts have a distinct shape. Multi-Speed belt top widths are usually greater than their thickness. This permits a greater range of speed ratios than standard belts. usually cogged or notched on the underside, Multi-Speed belts are specified for equipment which require changes in driveN speed during operation.
Multi-Speed belts are specified by Top Width, Outside Circumference, and the required Groove Angle. The groove angle can be measured from the drive pulleys.