Is it possible to remove the slack from the belt?
Explanation: A short length of belt is cut to remove slack provided it is not an endless belt.
A ribbed V belt is a negative drive.
Explanation: It is a positive drive.
The cross section of V belt consist of rubber backing to help engagement of teeth with sprocket.
Explanation: It is used for protecting the load carrying tension members.
Ribbed V belt is not generally recommended as the output speed keeps fluctuating.
Explanation: There is no variation in output speed in case of ribbed V belts.
The ribbed V belts don’t require any type of lubrication like V belts.
Explanation: Ribbed V belts are free from lubrication problem.
Ribbed V belts are very stable and can tolerate some misalignment without any malfunctioning.
Explanation: Ribbed V belts are very sensitive.
Toothed belt is preferred over ribbed V belt.
Explanation: Toothed belt and ribbed V belt is same thing.
The idler pulley increases the power transmitting capacity of the belt drive.
Explanation: Idler pulley increases the arc of contact which further increases the power transmitting capacity.
Adjusting screw can be used for adjusting belt tension?
Explanation: Adjusting screw varies the distance between electric motor and bedplate.