MechMinutes Video: Timing Belt Tension

TIMING BELTS & PULLEYS PT. 4: TIMING BELT TENSION | MECH MINUTES | MISUMI USA

Welcome to the next installment in our Mech Minutes: Timing Belts & Pulleys series. This episode will continue discussing essential installment and setup steps, focusing specifically on Belt Tensioning. Watch the previous video for keys to successful alignment, and episode 2 for more on how to diagnose symptoms of belt wear. If all this sounds new to you, we recommend checking out the first episode for an introduction to the basics of belt and pulley systems.

There are 2 main methods for adjusting belt tensioning in a system: using the Plunger method, and using the Sonic Tension Meter. Watch our video below to learn how to use these tow methods to properly tension your timing belts.

 

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