Three Shafts, Two Belts, Four-Pulley, with two pulleys on One Shaft

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Three Shafts, Two Belts, Four-Pulley, with two pulleys on One Shaft

Fixed Pulley centers : Two or more Pulley Sets

TwoPulleysSets

Use Two Belts to:

Give a larger speed reduction

Reduce total belt span

Wrap the belt more around the Driving-Pulley.

The image to the left shows

Three shafts

Two belts

Two Pulleys on one shaft.

tog_minus        Step 1:  First Belt

tog_minus        Step 2:  Add Second Belt