Polyester-Cord vs. Aramid-Cord Serpentine Belts

Polyester-Cord vs. Aramid-Cord Serpentine Belts

The takeaway for counter professionals and your customers is that these belts are NOT interchangeable.

Do your customers know the difference between a serpentine belt that’s made with polyester cord and a belt that’s made with aramid cord? We’re talking about your DIFM customers too!

The most common type of cord you’re going to see is a polyester material. But there’s another cord type that you should know about, and that’s the aramid-cord belt. Aramid is a synthetic fiber that’s very strong and durable, which is why it’s used in a number of automotive, aerospace and industrial applications, and even in the military.

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