Volvo Penta v-ribbed belt are an essential part of Volvo Penta engines for applications in generators, construction machinery, and even marine equipment. So what is a Volvo Penta belt? and what are their uses for the engine?, the article below TTTT will find out with you in the most specific way.
What is v-ribbed belt and its materials
What is v-ribbed belt?
TTTT v-ribbed belt is derived from a French noun – Courroie, which means transmission belt. This is an extremely important part of industrial transmission with the ability to connect and transfer power to gears as well as machinery and equipment systems. The belts are connected to the pulley rotation, also known as the pulley, which can be arranged in parallel or twisted between those pulleys, and through the increase and decrease of the size of the pulley to adjust the rotation speed.
Material of v-ribbed belt
The two main components of a belt are:
- The belt section: the main function of the belt is to resist stretching and heat generation, and to bear the pulling force. This is the part that largely determines the durability as well as the life of the belt.
- The rubber part of the belt: The synthetic rubber material derived from petroleum is the main structural component of the belt. The rope with good rubber quality will still maintain stable operation under high-speed movements or heavy loads.
The outstanding advantage of this wire is that it makes the power transmission to the engine elastic, making the engine run smoother and less shock. However, the belt drive can slip through the belt expansion, resulting in reduced accuracy.
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Types of v-ribbed belt for Volvo Penta engine
Volvo Penta belt TTTT for engine include the following two types:
Volvo Penta v-ribbed belt for alternator
Volvo Penta v-ribbed belt for engine
Time for Volvo Penta belt replacement
When the belt is damaged or worn out, it will often give the desired result or the engine can not work, to identify the condition of the belt, If you want to do Volvo Penta belt replacement, it can be observed with the naked eye or simply seen, follow the steps below:
- Volvo Penta engine won’t run: When the belt has a problem or is completely broken, the engine will not be able to turn (cannot operate) because the main function of the belt is to drive.
- Volvo engines make more noise than usual: When the belt is significantly worn, this affects the operation of the camshaft and crankshaft of the engine, and the transmission process is affected causing damage. Loud noise coming from the engine.
How much and Where to buy genuine Volvo Penta belt?
How much is Volvo Penta belt?
The price of Volvo Penta v-ribbed belt depends on the quality, size, and series of engines the customer currently owns. Each motor series will have different wire types and sizes leading to differences in price. The average price of replacing a Volvo Penta belt, for example, a Volvo Penta generator belt on the market ranges from 80 Euro or more, excluding VAT. The belt warranty period is from 6-12 months according to Volvo standards.
Where to buy Volvo Penta belt?
Customers wishing to replace and purchase genuine Volvo Penta belt or Volvo Penta spare parts, should seek assistance from Volvo Penta Authorized Dealers. Currently, on the market, there have appeared many poor-quality replacement products, reducing the performance and life of the wire when in use. Because the value of the wire is not large, customers choose genuine products to rest assured and maintain the quality of engines.