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Introduction to Drive Pulley

Design and Working Principle of Drive Pulley

The drive pulley is a key component in machinery that is responsible for transmitting power. It is typically connected to a motor or engine and is used to transfer motion to other parts of a machine. The design of the drive pulley includes a central hub and a cylindrical outer shell with grooves or ridges to help grip belts or cables and facilitate the transfer of power.

Types and Materials of Drive Pulley

  • Types: There are various types of drive pulleys, including flat pulleys, V-belt pulleys, and timing belt pulleys.
  • Materials: Drive pulleys are commonly made from materials such as steel, aluminum, or plastic, depending on the specific application and required strength.

What is the function of the driving pulley?

  • Transmit power from the motor to other components
  • Control the speed of the driven machinery
  • Provide tension to the belts or cables for efficient power transmission
  • Ensure smooth operation of the machinery
  • Support the weight of the rotating parts
  • Facilitate easy maintenance and replacement

Advantages of Drive Pulley

  • High efficiency in power transmission
  • Durable and long-lasting design
  • Wide range of sizes and configurations available
  • Easy installation and maintenance
  • Cost-effective solution for power transmission needs

Process of Drive Pulley


The mold is created to form the shape of the drive pulley.

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The molten metal is poured into the mold to create the drive pulley.

Raw Materials

The raw materials used can vary depending on the desired strength and application of the drive pulley.


The drive pulley is manufactured according to the design specifications.


The drive pulley undergoes rigorous testing to ensure quality and performance.

Antirust treatment

A special treatment is applied to prevent rust and corrosion.

Separate inspection

Each drive pulley is individually inspected for quality control.


Identification and marking are done for easy tracking and installation.

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

  • Drive Pulley: Connected to the motor to transmit power
  • Head Pulley: Located at the discharge end of a conveyor belt system
  • Drive Pulley: Used to drive the belt in a conveyor system
  • Head Pulley: Used to support and guide the conveyor belt
  • Drive Pulley: Typically larger in size and heavier
  • Head Pulley: Often smaller and lighter for easy installation
  • Drive Pulley: Directly connected to the power source
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About HZPT

HZPT, established in 2006, is a leading manufacturer of precision transmission components based in Hangzhou. We specialize in producing various custom parts and complex products to meet your needs. Our production facilities are equipped to handle a wide range of products, including drive pulleys.

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Before establishing our overseas sales team, we were already producing 3D printer parts, security screws and nuts, camera mounts, and more. We offer assembly production services to streamline the process and save time and costs. With a focus on providing high-quality products and services, HZPT has built a strong reputation in Europe and America. Choose HZPT for the best products, competitive prices, and superior service. Let us help you make wise investments!

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