Usage examples for belts

  1. When the tools, cutters, and belts are all properly adjusted in position to cut to the required respective diameters or lengths the operator has simply to place a stick of wood in the lathe and operate the respective handles or levers in their proper consecutive order, and the work will be finished and cut off, the operation being repeated until the stick is used up, when a new one may be inserted, and so on. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. It is obvious that a pulley for a double belt requires to be stronger than is necessary for a single one, but the difference is not sufficiently great to give any practical advantage by making separate pulleys for single and double belts hence all pulleys are made strong enough for double belts – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. " I have sent belts as you suggested," observed Willett carelessly. – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers