Which one of the following statements with regard to belt drives is NOT correct?
Option (A)
Increase in the angle of wrap of the belt enables more power transmission
Option (B)
Maximum power is transmitted when the centrifugal tension is three times the tight side tension
Wide and thin belt is preferable for better life than a thick and narrow one
Crown is provided on the pulley to make the belt run centrally on the pulley
Correct Option:
Question Solution:
(T1/T2) = emq (statement 1 correct)
For maximum power transmission
Fc = (Ft1 /3) (statement 2 is incorrect)