timing belt


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timing belt

[′tīm·iŋ ‚belt]
(design engineering)
A power transmission belt with evenly spaced teeth on the bottom side which mesh with grooves cut on the periphery of the pulley to produce a positive, no-slip, constant-speed drive. Also known as cogged belt; synchronous belt.
(mechanical engineering)
A positive drive belt that has axial cogs molded on the underside of the belt which fit into grooves on the pulley; prevents slip, and makes accurate timing possible; combines the advantages of belt drives with those of chains and gears. Also known as positive drive belt.
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