V-Belts are Usually Used for

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

V-belts are usually used for

A. Long drives 
B. Short drives 
C. Long and short drives 
D. None of these 

Find the correct answer from the given options and also provide a detailed solution.

Answer- (B)Short drives

V-belts are usually used for short drives


  • V-belt transmits the power between a set of sheaves or grooved pulleys. It is a flexible machine element that has a trapezium cross-section. As it has a trapezium shape, more area is in contact with the pulley or sheaves, so more will be friction and hence high torque transmitting capacity.
  •  V-belts are usually used for short drives.

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