Industrial Manufacturing & Timing Belt Blog

E-Z Lock Timing Pulleys

E-Z Lock Timing Pulleys // May 24, 2017

The E-Z Lock™ hub is a compact self-contained design without additional hardware requirements and solves many phasing, timing, and positioning problems which keyways or set screws cannot properly handle.

Geared for Success

Geared for Success // Dec 12, 2016

B&B Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of precision mechanical components and power transmission products, has moved to a newly constructed state-of-the-art facility. The facility is on 52 acres of land and is nearly 100,000 square feet. This new facility provides B&B Manufacturing with additional manufacturing and logistic capabilities with the ultimate goal of providing distributors with…

Cut Your Teeth With Us!

Cut Your Teeth With Us! // Oct 11, 2016

B&B Manufacturing offers many custom timing belt options such as custom belt widths.

ACHE Sprockets and their differences

ACHE Sprockets and their differences // Feb 29, 2016

This article explains the difference between ACHE sprockets and standard timing pulleys

What is the difference between a plain bore and a finished bore?

What is the difference between a plain bore and a finished bore? // Oct 11, 2013

Plain bores, often referred to as minimum plain bores or MPB, are simply untapered bores drilled through the center of a pulley, gear, sprocket, or sheave. Sometimes component part numbers use MPB to designate the plain bore style. Finished bores are plain bores with the addition of either a keyway, set screws, or both. Timing pulleys and roller chain sprockets often use a F in the part number to illustrate a finished bore.

How to Choose the Right Timing Belt Tooth Profile

How to Choose the Right Timing Belt Tooth Profile // Aug 16, 2013

There are three basic categories for timing belt tooth profiles: Trapezoidal, Curvilinear, and Modified Curvilinear