Linear Drive Calculator

Use the linear drive calculator when designing and sizing your drive. For additional assistance please contact us at (732)460-9500 or click the link to the linear drive calculations assistance form at the bottom of this page.

1. Select a drive layout below
2. Enter Load Data
3. Select Calculation Type based on available data
4. Select Belt pitch, enter belt length, free-span length, and pulley info
5. Click Calculate tab on the top of the screen for a quick result summary
6. Click Journal to output a PDF of the full results including tensile and tooth shear safety factors

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For Assistance Designing a Linear Drive or Power Transmission Drive

We offer an online calculations program that will help you size the belts and pulleys you need for your drive as well as calculate recommended belt pre-tension and more. If you would like an Applications Engineer to assist with your calculations, you can fill out the appropriate form below.