A split taper sheave is made for use with split taper bushings. Split taper bushings
are small devices used to mount sprockets
, sheaves and pulleys, and carry torque. The bushings feature double split barrel too offer flexibility and offer a sturdy hold on shafts
. A sheave has grooved wheels is designed for holding belts or ropes in the pulley. The split taper sheave spins on a bearing or axle inside the pulley allowing the rope/wire to move freely. As with other products, each manufacturer creates unique features to suit various applications. There are many split taper sheaves in common sizes and in various styles. Do you have questions regarding the split taper (Browning Style) sheave to purchase? Contact our team at MRO Supply for guidance on the right split taper sheave for your belt. We have a wide assortment of sheaves to match every need.