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Leather belting.

Leather belting.

The leather used in our belts is the best it is obtainable. Tanned by what is known as slow process Oak Bark Tannage. Scientifically cured. Cut and stretched to the greatest possible extent without damaging the strength of its fibers.

The strips used in each grade are cut from a given location in the hide and matched by an expert for uniformity and balance. All laps are scarfed and pointed on the latest type of machinery and finished by hand. All cementing is performed in hydraulic presses and only highest-quality belting glue is used.

AA grade

Intended for use wherever the highest-quality is wanted. Suitable for all regular types of machinery and drives, including woodworking and other high-speed work. Cut from AA or backbone center portion of hide. Especially adapted for main and counter drives, as well as for large dynamos and motors. Single belt 16 ounces per square foot. Doubles 26 to 30 ounces.

Single a grade

Cut from the “A” portion of the hide. Suitable for all ordinary drives and machine shops, steel and wire mills in similiar machinery. Single belts average 15 ounces. Double 24 to 28 ounces per square foot.

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