Patent Number: 6,945,891

Title: Power transmission belt and method

Abstract: A power transmission belt, and more particularly a toothed power transmission belt, comprising a longitudinally extending tensile member composed of one or more carbon fiber cords, wherein the belt exhibits belt growth of not more than 0.1% based on its original length after 48 hours under High Temperature Belt Growth Analysis performed at 100.degree. C., a method for producing such belts exhibiting reduced belt growth, and a method for reducing the angular vibration of a camshaft in relation to a crankshaft in an internal combustion engine wherein the camshaft is driven by a timing belt.

Inventors: Knutson; Paul S. (Aurora, CO)

Assignee: The Gates Corporation

International Classification: B29D 29/00 (20060101); B29D 29/08 (20060101); F16G 1/08 (20060101); F16G 5/00 (20060101); F16G 5/06 (20060101); F16G 1/28 (20060101); F16G 1/00 (20060101); F16G 001/06 ()

Expiration Date: 09/20/2022