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Belt, pulley calculator

A timing and belt pulley calculation program for power transmission and linear drive applications is available at brecoflex.com. It lets users calculate belt length and pulley geometries, including the number of teeth and center distance. It also recommends belt widths according to power values entered and calculates belt safety factor for a given belt drive.