idler pulley

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idle pulley

also idler pulley
A pulley on a shaft that rests on or presses against a drive belt to guide it or take up slack. Also called idle wheel.
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Noun1.idler pulley - a pulley on a shaft that presses against a guide belt to guide or tighten itidler pulley - a pulley on a shaft that presses against a guide belt to guide or tighten it
pulley, pulley block, pulley-block, block - a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope
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He quickly notified quality assurance and maintenance control, stating that the ball bearings could have come from the belt tension idler pulley on the nose gearbox.
Available accessories include a safety panel and stand, add-on pulley and idler pulley.
The engine drives the cutter disc through a belt drive system and a tensioning idler pulley The belt, manufactured by Payco, has a section of 2V-B and two groove sheaves on both the engine and cutter disc shaft.
Land Rover is also upgrading the engine idler pulley fitted to certain Discovery Series 2 V8 models manufactured from August 1998.
The two most likely causes are worn drum rollers or a bad idler pulley.
The chain wraps around a first idler pulley, then around a sprocket that rotates and oscillates with the compound cam.
Tenders are invited for Complete Manufacturing And Supply (Material Zm BALANCING FRAME, GUIDE PULLEY, IDLER PULLEY.
It slides the belt from the lineshaft from the idler pulley to the drive pulley of the cream separator, and then reverse shuts it down," their note says.
The display, which is 12 inches wide, 27 inches high, and 6 inches deep, can be placed on a countertop or mounted to a wall and features a drive system replica including a serpentine belt, crank pulley, automatic belt tensioner, idler pulley, water pump/fan pulley, alternator/alternator decoupler pulley, and power steering pulley.