There are different methods of measuring V-belts that depend on the type of tool being used. To measure a V-belt, the belt first needs to be marked with a start/finish measurement point. A flexible cloth-like tape measur... More »

A V-belt interchange is the substitution or replacement of the V-belt of an automobile with one made by a different manufacturer or the manufacturer of the auto. The V-belt is a type of transmission belt that transfers t... More »

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V-belts are used as mechanical links between two or more rotating pulleys. The length of the V-belt is dependent on the size of the pulleys and the distance between them, and can be calculated with a simple formula. More »

A tape measure is an important tool for home crafting and construction projects. Once you understand how the different marks and graduations work, a tape measure can be read and understood with a quick look. More »

Gates manufactures V-belts, synchronous belts, joined belts, round belts and long-length belts of various sizes. A full list of sizes available can be found at Gates.com. More »

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Dayco manufactures a wide range of automotive belts, including serpentine, timing and V-belts. The company also designs and manufactures deep rib, ela stretch, linear groove technology and double-sided belts. More »

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Measure arm reach using a tape measure. First, stand in front of a wall, and extend one of your arms horizontally in front of you, keeping your fingertips straight. Walk towards the wall until you touch it. Use a tape me... More »