How to Calculate Belt Pretension & Frequency. BRECOflex CO., L.L.C.will show you how to calculate belt pretension from the frequency shown on your SM5 Tension Meter as well as how to calculate frequency from belt tension. All of this information can be found in our SM5 Tension Meter Engineering Bulletin http://www.brecoflex.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/sm5_bulletin-1.pdf. The belt mass for all pitches, both metric and English are located in the table on the inside right page of the bulletin.
To order an SM5 tension meter please call 732-460-9500 and ask for customer service. For FREE engineering support regarding pre-tension or any belting application, you can speak to Sarath or any of our applications engineers directly by calling the same number and choosing prompt #6
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