How to Calculate Sheave Ratio?

Answer "Sheave Ratio" refers to the relative diameters of two or more drums in a belt-and-pulley system. This number is integral to the calculation of torque, speed and mechanical advantage in engines and... Read More »

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What Is a Block Sheave Size?

Sheaves and blocks are two parts of a pulley used to reduce the total amount of work that needs to be exerted. The two measures of these parts affect each other so their measurements are often list... Read More »

How to Remove a Sheave With a Puller?

Sheaves are used primarily for the interconnecting of belt-driven shafts. For traction purposes, the belts are fitted into a groove in the round sheave. To remove a sheave from the end of a shaft, ... Read More »