The belt is a mechanical transmission element used to connect two shafts in a slightly elastic, but integral way, through the use of pulleys, whose center distance is rather high. The most common belts are distinguished, according to their shape, in flat, trapezoid (or trapezoidal) and toothed. The most widely used material is the rubberized fabric, synthetic resins reinforced with fabric and, for small powers, rubber.

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