idler pulley

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Synonyms for idler pulley

a pulley on a shaft that presses against a guide belt to guide or tighten it

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Tenders are invited for Repairing of 2 no idler pulley bracket and shaft of BEML dozers with cost of labour charges
4) The development of phenolic pulleys for air conditioner compressors (11) and idler pulleys (1) occurred in the early 2000s.
Today, the Lebanon-based maker of precision drive and idler pulleys leads the industry with between 35 and 40 percent of market share and maintains additional facilities in Illinois, Wisconsin and China.
What's missing are most serviceable mechanical parts like belts, clutches, dampers, shaft seals and idler pulleys that force a truck out of action when they need replacement.
The quick release brackets can be supplied with idler pulleys and IP66 rated BDL motorised drums, which are sealed for life and maintenance free, reducing the risk of contamination and also, enabling easy access for high pressure washdown.
Precuring these ply materials required a pay-off and take-up system with idler pulleys to direct the product under the e-beam system.
I became intrigued with the compound and bought my first one in 1970, a Jennings with a long wood riser, laminated wood-and-glass limbs, eccentric wheels mounted on the ends of the limbs, idler pulleys mounted in hanging mid-limb brackets.