belt tightener

belt tightener

[′belt ‚tīt·nər]
(mechanical engineering)
In a belt drive, a device that takes up the slack in a belt that has become stretched and permanently lengthened.
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The fan belt tightener puts the right amount of tension on your scraper's fan belt.
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