popularly referred to as timing belts, provide a myriad of benefits compared to a standard v-belt. With a synchronous belt, you can finally eliminate maintenance difficulties. Standard v-belt requires precise and constant tensioning, while the synchronous belt needs tensioning only once. Another advantage of synchronous belt is its reliability and efficiency. Its notched design reduces the chances of slippage. Since it performs more efficiently, it can reduce energy costs. Its design allows for higher horsepower applications. At MRO Supply, you can shop for synchronous belts like the L type with .375" pitch. They are available in varying brands and number of teeth. Call us for customer assistance.