What are timing belts and where are they used?

Timing belts are toothed, synchronous belts which are often found inside internal combustion engines.

The teeth of the belt help to prevent slippage, making these belts a highly efficient option, with up to 99% efficiency.

Where are timing belts used?

The most common use of a timing belt is within the engine of a vehicle such as a car, van or lorry. However, they are also used on industrial machinery across all industries, such as within printers and manufacturing equipment.

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