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Power transmission belt using stabilized open mesh textile material in overcord for enchanced rubber penetration.

U.S. patent: 6,572,505

Issued: June 3, 2003

Inventor: Paul S. Knutson

Assigned: Gates

Abstract: A power transmission belt using an open mesh textile material in the belt overcord which is stabilized with a material promoting permeation of an underlying gum rubber layer through interstices in the textile material during vulcanization of the belt. The coefficient of friction of the backside of the belt is sufficient to enable the belt to drive backside pulleys, tensioners and other mechanical devices.
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Title Annotation:Patent News
Author:Samples, Bob
Publication:Rubber World
Date:Dec 1, 2003
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