Application: Antique Sewing Machine
Problem: The aged design of the sewing machine called for a round leather drive belt. Finding the right diameter and length leather belts for these sewing machines was a challenge. Additionally, the leather belts frequently slip in these antique sewing machines.
Solution: Substituting a Fenner Drives Eagle Green 89 Non-Reinforced Textured Round Belt for the aged leather belt was a simple solution that also provided improved performance. The belts are available in a wide variety of diameters to meet the needs of any sewing machine and can be easily welded endless to the required length . This textured surface mimics the surface of a round leather belt while improving the slippage issue when compared to a leather belt.
Fenner Drives PowerTwist Ground Round also has a very high success rate in sewing machine applications. With a round profile, this PowerTwist Plus based belt will drop right into your existing equipment. Its extreme flexibility makes it ideally suited for use with small pulley/idler diameters.