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ASABE to Revise V-belt and V-ribbed belt drive standard.

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American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has initiated project to revise its standard - ASAE S211.5, V-Belt And V-Ribbed Belt Drives for Agricultural Machines - for agricultural machine belt drives. Updates are intended to reflect latest industry technology as well as harmonize content with Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) and ISO standards.



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ASABE Announces Project to Revise V-Belt and V-Ribbed Belt Drive Standard



ST JOSEPH, MICHIGAN- The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has initiated a project to revise its standard for agricultural machine belt drives.

ASAE S211.5, V-Belt And V-Ribbed Belt Drives for Agricultural Machines, is being updated to reflect latest industry technology and harmonize the content with Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) and ISO standards.

ASABE is recognized worldwide as a standards developing organization for food, agricultural, and biological systems, with more than 240 standards currently in publication. Conformance to ASABE standards is voluntary, except where required by state, provincial, or other governmental requirements, and the documents are developed by consensus in accordance with procedures approved by the American National Standards Institute. For information on this or any other ASABE standard, contact Scott Cedarquist at ASABE, 269-932-7031, cedarq@asabe.org. A current listing of all ASABE standards projects can be found on the ASABE web site at www.asabe.org/standards/projects,-adoptions,-revisions,-withdrawals.aspx .

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. Its 9,000 members, from more than 100 countries, are consultants, managers, researchers, and others who have the training and experience to understand the interrelationships between technology and living systems. Further information on the Society can be obtained by contacting ASABE at (269) 429-0300 (phone) or (269) 429-3852 (fax); hq@asabe.org. Details can also be found at http://www.asabe.org/.

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