Glossary Terms For Timing Belts

Belt Pitch
The center to center distance between two ribs on the belt.

Length - Overall
The overall length of the belt. This is not necessarily the size of the belt as it goes around the pulley, but the outside length of the belt generally on the non-pulley side.

Section: DH

Section: DL

Section: DMXL

Section: DT10

Section: DT5

Section: DXL

Section: H

Section: HPS14M

Section: HPS5M

Section: HPS8M

Section: HT - 14mm Pitch

Section: HT - 3mm Pitch

Section: HT - 5mm Pitch

Section: HT - 8mm Pitch

Section: KPS14M

Section: KPS8M

Section: L

Section: MXL

Section: STS14M

Section: STS2M

Section: STS3M

Section: STS4.5M

Section: STS5M

Section: STS8M

Section: T10

Section: T2.5

Section: T5

Section: XH

Section: XL

Section: XXH

The number of different teeth on the belt.

The dimension of the belt at its thickest point.

Refers to the widest point on the belt. This is generally at the top of the belt.