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Inspecting And Installing Stretch Belts

Never use a screwdriver or other sharp object to install the belt.

Making Hydraulic Hose

Creating hydraulic hose for mission-critical equipment is an often-overlooked profit center.

How To Measure Belt Wear

The friction between the belt and the pulleys wears away at the belt, usually on the tops and walls of the ribs.

Understanding Self-Tensioning Stretch Belts

Because of their self-tensioning properties, stretch belts are meant to be a one-time-use component.

Adventry Presents Goodyear Belts At HDAW

Goodyear Belts is a licensee collaboration between Adventry and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Goodyear Belts Adventry
VIDEO: Selling Serpentine Belts In Kits

The next time a customer asks for a serpentine belt, recommend a complete kit that will allow them to restore the entire belt-drive system.

Selling Serpentine Belts in Kits
VIDEO: Is It Time To Replace The Serpentine Belt?

A belt-wear gauge provides a quick, accurate way to tell whether a belt needs to be replaced.

Replace Serpentine Belt
VIDEO: Understanding Stretch-Fit Belts

A stretch belt may look similar to a serpentine belt, there are some key differences.

Stretch Fit Belts
VIDEO: Replacing Serpentine Belt Might Not Solve The Problem

The serpentine belt is part of a system of interrelated parts that all need to be in working order for the system to function properly.

Serpentine Belt Replacement Accessory Drive System
VIDEO: Belt Length Matters

There’s no such thing as ‘close enough’ when it comes to belt length.

VIDEO: Fuel-Hose Types And Specifications

Here’s a quick rundown of the types of SAE fuel hose and their applications.

VIDEO: Replacing The Weakest Link

All the coolant hoses should be replaced at the same time.