flat-belt pulley

flat-belt pulley

[′flat ‚belt ‚pu̇l·ē]
(design engineering)
A smooth, flat-faced pulley made of cast iron, fabricated steel, wood, and paper and used with a flat-belt drive.
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The drum rotates counter-clockwise when the operator faces the flat-belt pulley.
I ended up buying five flat-belt pulleys and an additional 4-inch rubber belt before I found the right one.
I chose a system of flat belts and pulleys using an idler gear because it is simple and I had access to 6"- and 12"-wide grooved flat-belt pulleys that give enough belt contact to yield sufficient driving force without excessive stress.