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Driven Sheave

1. Increase Efficiency

Driven sheaves help increase the efficiency of machinery by providing a smooth surface for belts to run on, reducing friction and wear.

2. Transmit Power

These sheaves are designed to transmit power between the drive shaft and driven shaft, ensuring smooth operation of the equipment.

3. Support Belt Systems

Driven sheaves provide support for belt systems, helping to maintain proper tension and alignment for optimal performance.

4. Reduce Noise

By providing a stable platform for belts to run on, driven sheaves help reduce noise and vibration during operation.

5. Extend Equipment Lifespan

Using driven sheaves can help extend the lifespan of machinery by reducing wear and tear on belts and other components.

Types of Sheave Pulleys

1. V-Belt Sheaves

V-belt sheaves are designed to work with V-belts, providing a secure grip for power transmission.

2. Timing Belt Pulleys

Timing belt pulleys have teeth that mesh with the teeth of a timing belt, ensuring precise power transmission.

3. Flat Belt Pulleys

Flat belt pulleys are used with flat belts to transmit power in applications where a V-belt or timing belt is not suitable.

4. Variable Speed Pulleys

Variable speed pulleys allow for adjustable speed settings by changing the position of the belt on the sheave.

5. Wire Rope Sheaves

Wire rope sheaves are designed to work with wire ropes, providing support and guidance for lifting and hoisting applications.

What is a sheave on a pulley?

1. Definition

A sheave is a pulley with a grooved wheel designed to hold a belt, rope, or cable for the purpose of transmitting power or lifting loads.

2. Function

Sheaves are used to change the direction of a belt or rope, provide tension, or transmit power between shafts.

3. Components

A sheave typically consists of a wheel, groove, and bearings to support the load and facilitate smooth movement.

4. Materials

Sheaves are commonly made of materials such as cast iron, steel, or aluminum, depending on the application requirements.

5. Maintenance

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Regular inspection and lubrication of sheaves are essential to ensure smooth operation and prevent premature wear.

What are sheaves used for?

1. Power Transmission

Sheaves are used to transmit power between shafts in various mechanical systems.

2. Lifting and Hoisting

Sheaves are crucial components in lifting and hoisting equipment, providing guidance and support for cables or ropes.

3. Conveyor Systems

Sheaves play a key role in conveyor systems, helping to move materials along a designated path.

4. Automotive Applications

Sheaves are used in automotive engines to drive accessories like alternators, water pumps, and power steering pumps.

5. Industrial Machinery

Sheaves are widely used in industrial machinery for power transmission, belt systems, and material handling.

6. Agricultural Equipment

Sheaves are essential components in agricultural machinery for tasks such as harvesting, irrigation, and crop processing.

Process of Sheave Pulley

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The mold is created based on the design specifications of the sheave pulley.


The molten metal is poured into the mold to form the shape of the sheave pulley.

Raw Materials

High-quality raw materials such as cast iron or steel are used to ensure durability and performance.


The sheave pulley is manufactured using precision machining and assembly techniques.


Each sheave pulley undergoes rigorous testing to ensure quality and performance standards are met.

Antirust Treatment

Sheave pulleys are treated with anti-rust coatings to protect against corrosion and extend lifespan.

Separate Inspection

Individual sheave pulleys are inspected for defects or imperfections before packaging and shipping.


Each sheave pulley is marked with identification details for traceability and quality control purposes.

How do you adjust sheave pulleys?

1. Tension Adjustment

Adjust the tension of the belt or rope on the sheave pulley to control power transmission.

2. Positioning

Change the position of the sheave pulley on the shaft to alter speed or direction of rotation.

3. Belt Alignment

Ensure the belt is properly aligned on the sheave pulley to prevent slipping or premature wear.

4. Lubrication

Regularly lubricate the bearings and grooves of the sheave pulley to reduce friction and extend lifespan.

5. Inspection

Periodically inspect the sheave pulley for signs of wear, damage, or misalignment and make adjustments as needed.

6. Consult Manufacturer Guidelines

Refer to the manufacturer’s guidelines for specific instructions on adjusting the sheave pulley for optimal performance.

About HZPT

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