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Classical Sheaves

Dodge V-drive sheaves are manufactured to ISO 9002 quality standards with precision machining that meets or exceeds joint RMA/MPTA industry standards for smooth operation and extended belt life. This provides low economical costs per HP transmitted due to shock load and vibration isolation creating clean, quiet operation.


  • A/B, C, and D groove profiles
  • Stock sizes from one to 12 grooves and 1.5” to 71” in diameter
  • Feature high-quality, gray-iron construction with corrosion-resistant finish
  • Offered in block, web and arm construction styles
  • Static balanced for rim speeds up to 6500 FPM (stock sheaves)
  • QD & Taper-Lock shaft attachment available
  • Stock drive selections covering 1 HP to over 1000 HP application range
  • Speed reduction or speed increase ratios of 1:1 to over 6:1 available
  • Manufactured to MPTA (Mechanical Power Transmission Association) industry standards
  • 92% to 95% drive efficiency is typical
  • Computer drive selection available

Modifications / accessories

  • Made to Order Sheaves
  • Rebore
  • Non-standard keysets
  • Dynamic balancing
  • Special materials
  • Poly-V and Flat face pulleys available

Common applications

  • Unit and bulk material conveyors 
  • Air handling fans, blowers and exhausters
  • Pumps and compressors 
  • Crushers, shredders, breakers, classifiers, shaker screens 
  • Woodworking saws, mills, planers, lathes
  • Machine tools

Common industries

  • Aggregate and Cement
  • Air Handling
  • Chemical, Oil, and Gas
  • Food, Beverage, and Pharmaceutical
  • Mining
  • Paper and Forest
  • Unit and Baggage Handling
  • Water and Wastewater

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