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Introduction to Drive Pulley

Design and Working Principle of Drive Pulley

  • The drive pulley is designed to transmit power between the engine and the transmission system of the equipment.
  • It works on the principle of friction, where the belt or chain wraps around the pulley and transfers rotational motion.

Types and Materials of Drive Pulley


  • Flat belt drive pulley
  • V-belt drive pulley
  • Toothed belt drive pulley
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  • Cast Iron
  • Steel
  • Aluminum

What is the function of the driving pulley?

  • Transmit power from the engine to the transmission system
  • Control the speed ratio between the engine and the equipment
  • Provide tension to the belt or chain for efficient power transmission
  • Ensure smooth and noiseless operation of the equipment
  • Support and guide the belt or chain during operation
  • Contribute to the overall efficiency and performance of the equipment

Advantages of Drive Pulley

  • High durability and long service life
  • Efficient power transmission
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Wide range of sizes and configurations available
  • Cost-effective and reliable performance

Process of Drive Pulley

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The mold is prepared according to the design specifications of the drive pulley.


The molten metal is poured into the mold to form the shape of the pulley.

Raw Materials:

High-quality materials such as cast iron or steel are used for strength and durability.


The drive pulley is manufactured using precision machining techniques.


Each pulley undergoes rigorous testing to ensure quality and performance.

Antirust treatment:

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A protective coating is applied to prevent corrosion and extend the lifespan of the pulley.

Separate inspection:

Each pulley is inspected individually to check for any defects or imperfections.


The pulley is marked with relevant information for identification and tracking.

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

  • Drive pulley is used to transmit power, while head pulley is used to change the direction of the belt.
  • Drive pulley is connected to the motor or engine, while head pulley is located at the end of the conveyor system.
  • Drive pulley is usually larger in size compared to head pulley.
  • Drive pulley has a higher load-bearing capacity than head pulley.
  • Drive pulley is essential for the operation of machinery, while head pulley is more for guiding purposes.
  • Drive pulley is typically located at the input end of the equipment, while head pulley is at the output end.
  • Drive pulley is responsible for power transmission, while head pulley helps in belt tracking and alignment.

About HZPT

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HZPT, established in 2006, is a leading manufacturer of precision transmission components based in Hangzhou. We specialize in producing various engineered parts and can customize products to meet your specific requirements. Before establishing our overseas sales team, we were already producing 3D printer parts, anti-theft screws and nuts, camera mounts, and more. In addition to our wide range of products, we offer assembly production services to save time and costs. With a focus on quality and customer satisfaction, HZPT is recognized for our superior products and competitive prices. Choose HZPT for the best products and services in the industry.

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