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Pyrathane Flat Belt Tension Calculator
(Provides approximate driving tension and side loading on each bearing)
Enter belt thickness dimension in inches
Enter belt width dimension in inches
Enter Pyrathane material being considered
Select from 83A, 92A, 70A, 83ASD or 83AUV
Approximate resultant tension after belt has relaxed will be LBS. when installed with standard percentages for each durometer which are: 10% of 83A, 7.5% for 92A, 15% for 70A and 12.5% for 83ASD as well as 83AUV.


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