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Track Belt for Snowmobile
Recently, in snowmobiles on the market, such a model is seen that can be driven at a speed of more than 100 MPH with an engine of 100 PS or more mounted.
A track belt has the final function of a snowmobile's power supply system. It runs a snowmobile by supplying motive power to a surface of snow.
A track belt plays an indispensable part in a snowmobile when it is driven on the snow.
This report explains its structure, function of each part, its characteristics, etc. as an example of a general type of track belt.
And in the final section, a technical explanation is provided when determining a sectional shape of a rod which is one of the most important composite materials of a track belt.
Minoru Tokue, Fumio Chiba, Masaomi Kurihara
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. Japan
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Recreational vehicles and equipment
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