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#3468459 - 08/29/14 01:56 PM optibelt
SteveSRT8 Offline


Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 14842
Loc: Sunny Florida
My Factory Authorized Upfitter has been having quality control issues with Bando belts for our power transmission drive on our cleaning equipment.

Recently had a second set fail and they sent me these.

Optibelt VB, S=C Plus antistatic belts from Germany! Not much more money (mine were warranted) than Bando but allegedly better.

Any of our industrial guys know anything about this company? They sure look nice, but so do the Bandos that have been falling apart on us...
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#3468525 - 08/29/14 02:42 PM Re: optibelt [Re: SteveSRT8]
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
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anything wrong with gates or dayco belts? have you tried those?
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#3468566 - 08/29/14 03:35 PM Re: optibelt [Re: SteveSRT8]
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AFAIK, when my parents had a Mercedes, Optibelt and Conti were OEM equipment. Use with confidence.

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#3469154 - 08/30/14 10:09 AM Re: optibelt [Re: Chris142]
SteveSRT8 Offline


Registered: 10/10/08
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Originally Posted By: Chris142
anything wrong with gates or dayco belts? have you tried those?


Fine belts, but not for this application. These are used to drive PTO equipment off the engine.
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