I'm a maintenance technician at a glass bottling plant and I've become responsible for our Batch House. I've noticed some of our material elevators use 5V drive belts and some use 5VX drive belts. I've been googling trying to figure out which I want to standardize around as wear and usage are all similar across the board but haven't been able to find much. I gather that the 5V are Wedged V-Belts while the 5VX are Cogged. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? We have no mechanical engineers at work to ask this to.
Thanks for taking the time to answer this, it's appreciated.
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