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Introduction to Drive Pulley

Design and Working Principle of Drive Pulley

The drive pulley is an essential component in machinery that helps transmit power from the motor to the belt, chain, or shaft. It is designed with a cylindrical shape and a groove around its circumference to guide and support the belt or chain. The working principle of the drive pulley involves rotating motion to transfer power efficiently.

Types and Materials of Drive Pulley

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  • Drive Pulley Types: There are various types of drive pulleys, including flat pulleys, crowned pulleys, and wing pulleys, each serving specific functions.
  • Materials Used: Drive pulleys are commonly made of materials such as steel, aluminum, or plastic, depending on the application requirements.

What is the function of the driving pulley?

  • Transmit Power: The primary function of the drive pulley is to transmit power from the motor to the belt or chain efficiently.
  • Support Belt/Chain: The drive pulley supports and guides the belt or chain, ensuring smooth operation.

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Advantages of Drive Pulley

  • High Efficiency: Drive pulleys are designed for high power transmission efficiency.
  • Durable: Made from quality materials, drive pulleys are durable and long-lasting.

Process of Drive Pulley

The production process of drive pulleys involves several steps:

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The mold for the drive pulley is carefully designed to ensure accurate and precise casting.


The drive pulley is cast using high-quality materials to achieve the desired shape and strength.

What is the difference between a drive pulley and a head pulley?

  • Position: The drive pulley is located at the motor end to transmit power, while the head pulley is at the opposite end to support the belt or chain.
  • Function: The drive pulley transmits power, while the head pulley redirects the belt or chain.

About HZPT

HZPT, established in 2006, is a leading manufacturer of precision transmission components based in Hangzhou. We offer a wide range of products, including custom-made drive pulleys, to meet your specific needs. Our production capabilities and reputation in Europe and America ensure top-quality products and competitive prices.

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