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JimH
06-26-2007, 09:29 AM
I have a Dyna benchtop CNC mill. It uses a Polimax 5M530 v belt. Anybody know a source to buy one (other than the Dyna manufacturer)?
Thanks,
Jim

SGW
06-26-2007, 10:45 AM
You might look at www.mcmaster.com and see if they have it. If not, they might be able to get it.

lazlo
06-26-2007, 10:55 AM
Check your Yellow Pages for the local bearing supply shop -- they carry most of the V-Belts in stock.
If you don't have a local bearing supply, Motion Industries will carry it:

https://www.motionindustries.com/motion3/jsp/mi/index.jsp

JimH
06-26-2007, 12:59 PM
I checked with Motion Ind and they have a Gates equivalent.
Thanks,
Jim

lazlo
06-26-2007, 02:16 PM
Motion Industries carries the Gates brand as well. I really like the Gates PolyFlex belts. I replaced the crap belts on my RF-30 Mill/Drill with the cogged PolyFlex belts, and it really made a huge difference in reducing vibration.

I also upgraded the belts on my Clausing lathe from the stock Browning Belts to the Gates PowerFlex belts.

"Polyflex® JB™ and Polyflex® V Belt Drives

Gates Polyflex belts are designed for high performance at high speeds. Both are ideal for shorter centers, smaller-diameter sheaves and larger ratios. They are precisely manufactured to provide less vibration and run smoother on high-precision applications like machine tools and computer accessories. The belts also resist flex fatigue, heat, abrasion, ozone and other tough environmental conditions. "

http://www.gates.com/common/images/Gates/ezlit/pt_polyflex.jpg

japcas
06-26-2007, 02:50 PM
http://www.ebatmus.com/

I ordered a small belt for my mini lathe from this company and had good service. Your mileage may vary though. Good luck.

S_J_H
06-26-2007, 07:38 PM
Another vote for www.ebatmus.com . They are fast with shipping and have good prices. I have ordered many Gates polyflex V belts from them.
Steve