Do Your Belts Slip and What is the Cost?

In keeping with last week’s theme on the use of strobe lights, this week we have an example of how you can use a strobe light to identify belt slip.  Did you know a 15% belt slip on a 100hp piece of machinery is not only reducing the motor 15 horsepower it could also potentially cost you at least $7,000.00 per year (depending on power cost) in energy consumption?  Watch the video to see a simple belt slip calculation formula to identify your percentage of belt slip.

https://kvgo.com/Example/belt-tension-slip

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