When you upgrade your agriculture equipment with new spare parts you can reduce downtime.
Whether you run a windrower, flail mower, chaff cutter or a combination of these machines, your belts are critical to your success. So, understanding the different types of agriculture belts and how to replace them is important to keep your equipment running efficiently. Gates has a wide variety of OE-exact banded, bandless, double v, flat and variable speed belt systems designed to match your farming machinery. They are strong performers and can withstand the harshest of conditions.
When you need to replace an agricultural belt, it’s best to choose a replacement that was made specifically for your machine.
The first thing you need to do when replacing your belt is determine its Inside Circumference (IC).
Agricultural belts require special construction because they work under extreme conditions that can lead to frictional wear and tear. These conditions include dust, soil, stone granules and stray remains of the harvested crop. Flat belts are a type of belt that transmit power from one pulley to another. They are used to drive a wide range of farm equipment such as threshers, balers, hammer mills, and silo fillers.