belt slip

belt slip

[′belt ‚slip]
(mechanical engineering)
The difference in speed between the driving drum and belt conveyor.
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The first condition is that there must be sufficient tension on the slack side to prevent belt slip on the drive.
INACTIVITY came back to haunt Tony Dodson as he saw the Lonsdale belt slip through his fists again.
The tight side stretches under the tension, while the slack side contracts, resulting in belt creep, which is normal and is not the same as belt slip, the result of improper tensioning of the belt.
MICHAEL JONES saw his Lonsdale belt slip from his grasp after twice putting Jamie Moore on the canvas at the Altrincham Leisure Centre.
The units can display a wide range of parameters, including ground speed, engine speed, PTO shaft speed, temperature and pressure, percentage of wheel or belt slip, slope, engine operating hours and ground area covered.
The 22-year-old ``Warrior'' was disappointed with his performance against Rybacki last time out, when he let the WBF Intercontinental belt slip through his fingers, and will get the chance of revenge in his home town.
The hydraulic line pressure is important to guarantee sufficient axial load on the pulley system to avoid belt slip. An over-high pressure level would cause power losses in the push belt and the pump.