V-Ribbed Belts and Pulleys
- Ground Vehicle Standard
Fixed errors in Table 1.
Added definitions and diagrams for different types of diameters used.
Added optional belt dimensioning template.
Provided correct calculations for pulley ratio calculation via pitch diameter ratio.
Provided correct calculations for converting center distance to effective length.
Updated to generic center distance tolerances to align with industry.
Data Sets - Support Documents
The Belt Drive (Automotive) Systems Committee reports to the Powertrain Systems Group of the Motor Vehicle Council. The Committee is responsible for developing and maintaining SAE Standards, Recommended Practices, and Information Reports related to automotive accessory drive belts, pulleys and tensioners. Areas addressed include dimensional recommendations, test methods, and providing a common nomenclature. Participants in the SAE Belt Drive (Automotive) Systems Committee include OEMs, suppliers, consulting firms, government, and other interested parties.