Durable V-Belts enhance groundskeeping equipment performance.

Press Release Summary:

With high-strength construction, Xtra Power (XP) Lawn and Garden Kevlar® corded v-belts enhance performance of power equipment in groundskeeping applications. Another feature, dry cotton wrap, enables consistent power transmission, reduced slippage when clutching, and enhanced resistance to repeated reverse flexing as well as oil, heat, and cracking. Range of dimensions is available, and products can be specified for use with most brands of groundskeeping power equipment.

Original Press Release:

SKF V-Belt Range Enhances Groundskeeping Equipment Performance for a Longer Life

SKF launches a new, full range of v-belts that enhance the performance of power equipment in groundskeeping applications.

Gothenburg, Sweden – SKF has launched a new range of Kevlar corded power equipment v-belts designed for use in groundskeeping applications. The durability of new SKF Xtra Power Lawn and Garden belts v-belts contributes to longer life.

SKF XP Lawn and Garden v-belts are extremely durable due to their high strength construction. They are ideal for use by groundskeepers at golf courses, parks, farms, municipalities and larger homes in such equipment as: tillers, ride-on mowers, commercial lawn mowers, compost, and shredders.

As well as its Kevlar design, which ensures they are significantly longer lasting than standard polyester cords, the new range of v-belts feature special dry cotton wrap. This allows for consistent power transmission compared to standard FHP belts and reduced slippage whilst clutching compared to standard FHP belts. It also ensures higher than average resistance to repeated reverse flexing and high resistance to oil, heat and cracking.

The SKF Xtra Power Lawn and Garden v-belts are available in a wide range of dimensions and can be specified for use with almost every brand of modern groundskeeping power equipment, from Craftsman and John Deere to Western and Yamaha. They can be easily fitted on both new and existing power equipment

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SKF is a leading global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 15,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in 2014 were SEK 70 975 million and the number of employees was 48 593. www.skf.com

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