Instructions on Pulleys?

Answer Pulleys and drive belts make up a large segment of fractional and multiple horsepower drive systems found in myriad powered devices and equipment used in industry, transportation and domestic appli... Read More »

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How to Use Pulleys?

You can use a pulley to change the direction of a force to lift an object. Pulleys can also be part of a system that allows you to lift an object with less force. You can think of a pulley system a... Read More »

When were pulleys invented?

Like many ancient machines, no one knows exactly when pulleys were invented or by whom. Archimedes, who lived from 287 B.C. to c. 212 B.C., may have been the inventor of the first block and tackle... Read More »

The Disadvantages of Pulleys?

The pulley system is a simple device that uses a rope attached around a wheel to lift heavy objects. The main benefit of the pulley is that it can actually reduce the amount of force necessary to l... Read More »

How to Remove Pulleys?

An engine has a number of pulleys controlling a lot of different components. If one of the components needs to be worked on or if the pulley is damaged, you will need to remove the pulley from the ... Read More »