Learn How to Measure a V-Belt

So you’ve got to replace a V-belt, but you’re not sure what size you need? You can measure the current V-belt for an approximate size by using these step by step instructions. You’ll need a cloth measuring tape, or a piece of string and a yardstick. You’ll also need a piece of chalk to mark the starting point on the belt so you get an accurate measurement.

1.Take the chalk and mark a point on the belt. Mark only one point. That will be your starting line to measure the belt.

2.Now hold the tape measure to the chalk line you marked on the belt. Measure the length of the belt from the starting point once around until you reach the starting point again That is the belt length.

3.Measure the width of the belt

4. Take these measurements to your or call Twin City Filter to find out which V-belt will fit your equipment.

If you’re not sure how to measure it even after reading these instructions, give us a call. We’re here to help you find the right replacement v-belt for your system, at a great price. And note: belts made in the USA are made from superior materials.

Twin City Filters stocks a wide selection of belts and has over 70 years of experiencing finding unique belts for a variety of needs. We serve customers coast to coast, and offer next day delivery to Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota and North Dakota. Twin City Filter may be reached at (612) 721-4000.

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