Heavy Duty V Belts

PIX offers a wide range of heavy duty v Belts, offering higher power rating, life and compact drives.

1. PIX-Muscle®-XR4; Superior, High-power, maintenance-free, Moulded Raw Edge Cogged Belts
2. PIX-Muscle®-XR3; High-power, Maintenance-free, Moulded Raw Edge Cogged Belts
3. PIX-Muscle®-XS3; High-power, Maintenance-free, Wrap Belts
4. PIX-Terminator®-HXS; Heavy-duty, High-power, Banded Wrap Belts

PIX-Muscle® series of heavy duty v Belts deliver high power ratings up to 50% over the standard Belts. They are recommended for high-temperature industrial drives, compressors, blowers, high power presses, hot rolling mills, textile industry, excavators, pumps and generators. High transmission efficiency up to 98%, resulting in enhanced productivity of these heavy duty v Belts and reduced cost of ownership.

PIX-Terminator® -HXS is heavy duty v belts, offering high power rating up to 70% over standard Wrap Banded Belts. They are widely used in applications involving vibrating screens, reclaimers, pulverisers, heavy-duty mixers, forestry woodcutters, wood chipping machines, etc.

The superior service life of these heavy duty v Belts ensures a higher return on investment.


PIX-X'set®-VS Variable-speed Wrap Belts

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  • Excellent transverse rigidity and flexibility to prevent bucking at minimum diameter settings, where Belt stress is more
  • Firm gripping action with the contact area provides positive traction for precise speed control
  • Higher power transmission capacity
  • Longer service life
  • Facilitates smooth running without excessive vibrations
  • Temperature range: -18°C to +80°C

Constructional Details

  1. Wear-resistant bias-cut neoprene rubberised polyester cotton fabric
  2. High tenacity, low stretch, specially treated polyester cords
  3. Specially compounded high modulus compression rubber


Aramid cord construction Belts are available upon request

Reference Standard

ISO 3410:1989/ BS 3733: 1974


Variable speed pulley drives requiring exact speed control and maximum range of speed changes, Recreational equipment machine

Product Range

Section Angle (Degree) Manufacturing Range Length Desg.
Min. (inch / mm) Max. (inch / mm)
25x13 / HI 30 1200mm 6584mm La
32x15 / HJ 30 1225mm 6596mm La
38x18 / HK 30 1536mm 9155mm La
45x20 / HL 30 1668mm 6628mm La
51x20 / HM 30 1935mm 10144mm La
Non-standard sections
15x9 40 571mm 6502mm Li
19x11 40 1055mm 3988mm Li
21x9 40 990mm 3988mm Li
22x16 40 1727mm 6502mm Li
30x12 30 1700mm 6577mm La
40x20 30 920mm 6628mm La
55x22 30 1967mm 6640mm La
60x25 30 2011mm 6659mm La

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FAQ - Heavy Duty V Belts

What are Heavy Duty V Belts?

Heavy Duty V Belts are reinforced, durable Belts with a trapezoidal cross-section used for power transmission in machinery and equipment that require high-torque capabilities and reliability.

Where are Heavy Duty V Belts commonly used?

They are often employed in industrial machinery such as HVAC systems, agricultural equipment, mining machinery, and heavy-duty manufacturing setups that demand robust power transmission.

How do Heavy Duty V Belts differ from standard V Belts?

Heavy Duty V Belts are designed with reinforced materials and construction to handle higher loads, operate in harsher environments, and withstand increased tension compared to standard V Belts.

What materials are Heavy Duty V Belts typically made from?

They are commonly made from rubber compounds, reinforced with materials like polyester, aramid fibers, or steel cords for added strength and durability

What are the advantages of Heavy Duty V Belts?

They offer increased power transmission capacity, high resistance to wear, excellent performance under heavy loads, and the ability to operate reliably in demanding industrial environments.

How often should Heavy Duty V Belts be replaced?

Replacement intervals depend on usage, load, environmental conditions, and manufacturer recommendations. Regular inspections and adherence to maintenance schedules are crucial.

What are signs that a Heavy Duty V Belt needs replacement?

Signs include visible wear, cracking, loss of tension, increased noise during operation, reduced efficiency, or reaching the recommended service life specified by the manufacturer.

Can I replace a Heavy Duty V Belt myself?

Replacing Heavy Duty V Belts requires specific tools and expertise due to their construction and tension requirements. Trained technicians or maintenance personnel are recommended for replacement.

How can I maintain Heavy Duty V Belts for optimal performance?

Regular inspection for wear, proper tension adjustment, alignment checks, and following manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedules are essential for maximizing belt lifespan and efficiency.

Can Heavy Duty V Belts operate in extreme conditions?

They are designed to function in a range of temperatures and conditions, but extreme heat, cold, moisture, or exposure to chemicals can affect their performance and lifespan. Understanding the durability, maintenance needs, and replacement guidelines for Heavy Duty V Belts is crucial for ensuring reliable power transmission in heavy-duty industrial applications.