Chain Drives

Mechanical Power Transmission

BorgWarner's New Low-Friction HY-VO Chain Drives Transfer Cases for Toyota and Lexus

June 19, 2014

BorgWarner's Next-Generation HY-VO Chain Reduces Friction for Better Fuel Economy with Low Noise, Vibration and Harshness AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- BorgWarner's next-generation HY-VO() chain drives transfer cases for the Lexus() GX and the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, 4Runner, Tacoma and FJ Cruiser. Specifically engineered to reduce friction, the chain improves efficiency and helps increase fuel...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Jervis B. Webb Company Awarded $60 Million Contract for Inverted Friction Drive System at Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant

April 26, 2013

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. – Jervis B. Webb Company is working on a $60 million project at the Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (SHAP), located in Sterling Heights, Mich. The project includes miles of inverted friction drive system, which will be used in the body paint process, as well as for delivery of car bodies between the paint shop and general assembly system. “This contract...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Nordex Belt and Chain Drives

November 30, 2006

Nordex manufactures Timing Belt Pulleys to industry standards as well as custom Pulleys. The improvements in timing belt technology allow close manufacturing tolerances of the profiles which helps create the smooth entry into and out of the mating pulley. This both reduces wear and provides greatly enhanced positioning accuracy. Engineers are finding uses for the Nordex belt system in a...Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Molded Chain Drives feature unit-link construction.

July 18, 2005

Made of pre-lubricated, non-magnetic black acetal, A 6M 7M12 series ultra miniature inch and metric 3.117 mm pitch molded chain drives operate from -40 to +121°C and do not require master link. Each unit-link measures 2.08 mm high x 4.12 mm wide. Length of 321 links snapped together equals 1 m, and 5 m length of chain weighs 0.031 kg. Offered in 14 sizes from 8-48 teeth, A 6M 7M12 sprockets are available with 3 bore sizes for press fitting to 3, 4, and 6 mm shafts. Read More