Accession Number : ADD003758

Title :   Constant Force Belt Tensioner.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : F'Geppert,Erwin

Report Date : 17 Aug 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This patent describes a belt tensioner comprising a constant force spring trained between a stationary support means and a belt-engaged pulley. A slideway is provided to promote relatively frictionless movement of the pulley across the belt path.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Power transmission belts, Tightness, Force(Mechanics), Tension, Springs

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE