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Visit Pack Expo Courtesy of BRECOflex

Every year BRECOflex CO., L.L.C. attends Pack Expo and Expo Pack Mexico. We look forward to seeing our valued customers as well as making new friends so we encourage everyone we know to register for free on us by using our Comp Codes. Use our promo codes to register for these shows for free and [...]
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2019 Customer Satisfaction Survey

We invite all of you to take our survey and let us know what you think about our products and services. Don’t worry…It’s short and easy. We like constructive feedback please so be brutally honest. Your opinion may even win you a prize! Every month, we will choose a random winner. The only criteria to […]

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The Two Types of Timing Belt Strength

There are two different types of timing belt strength and they are independent of each other. They are tooth shear strength and tensile cord strength. To correctly size a belt,  both strengths  should be higher than the application strength requirements.  1. Tooth Shear Strength Tooth Shear Strength is the force necessary to permanently deform the […]

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Timing Belts in the Food Industry

Whether you use them for conveying raw food product, conveying,  or packaging, timing belts play a vital role in the food processing industry machinery. BRECOflex CO., L.L.C. offers a variety of belts that are food specific.  BRECOprotect® is our specialty timing belt for food and pharmaceutical uses.  The reason for this is the construction as […]

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Timing Belt Noise Causes and Solutions

What causes belt noise and how to reduce it? There are 4 common causes for belt noise. They are by no means the only causes of noise but they are a good starting point. They are: Impact of the belt teeth on the pulleyAir Displacement by the teeth on the pulleyFriction between the belt and […]

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Timing Belt Drive Definitions & Formulas

BRECOflex provides all of the timing belt drive definitions and formulae for doing many common belt calculations. You can also use our calculations program for linear drive and power transmission applications.  Peripheral force FU [N] Specific tooth force FUspec [N/cm] Admissible tensile load Fadm [N] Pre-tension force Fv [N] Shaft force FW [N] Torque M […]

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White Paper – Timing Belts for Special Conveying, Packaging and Food Processing Applications

BRECOflex CO., L.L.C. recommends spliced and welded timing belts conveying, packaging, and food processing applications knowing that they must exceed the demands of both the packaging machinery OEMs and end users.  BRECOflex offers timing belt solutions that are proven to be the longest lasting and high-quality on the market today. You will find BRECOflex belts in machinery for [...]
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Timing Belts for Packaging

Machine designers specify timing belts in so many industries but timing belts for packaging is an especially large market market. From the belts in the transmissions that power these machines to the belting that moves product, there is need for diverse belt options. Some Packaging Applications that Use Timing Belts CasepackingWrappingCartoningConveying As for timing belt […]

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The Four Main Components of an Efficient Linear Belt Drive

Linear timing belt drives create motion in a straight line as opposed to power transmissions which operate in a rotary motion.  A simple, non-motorized example of a linear drive would be the open/close mechanism of the window blinds in your home. However, we are referring to motorized linear belt drives that are used in manufacturing […]

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