J637_201208 Automotive V-Belt Drives

Stabilized

08/14/2012

Features
Issuing Committee
Scope
Content
The following information is intended as a guide to be used for evaluating belt construction, source approval, and quality audit. This recommendation has been prepared from existing literature, including standards, specifications, and data supplied by both producers and users.
These recommendations cover drive layout details and V-belt testing methods, including test layout, pulley diameters, torque loads, and guidance for interpreting test data. The application of these automotive V-belts is to power engine or vehicle accessories that are physically attached to the engine.
Rationale
Content
Although antiquated in design compared to today’s serpentine belt drives, V belts are still common in many emerging markets. The scope is to stabilize the V belt drives.
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.4271/J637_201208
Pages
12
Citation
SAE International Recommended Practice, Automotive V-Belt Drives, SAE Standard J637_201208, Stabilized August 2012, Issued January 1954, https://doi.org/10.4271/J637_201208.
Additional Details
Publisher
Published
Aug 14, 2012
Product Code
J637_201208
Content Type
Recommended Practice
Status
Stabilized
Language
English