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Introduction to Sheave in Elevator

  1. Efficiently transfers power between the motor and the elevator car.
  2. Reduces the strain on the motor by providing mechanical advantage.
  3. Helps control the speed and movement of the elevator car.
  4. Supports the elevator cables or belts to ensure smooth operation.
  5. Essential component for safe and reliable elevator operation.

Types of Sheave Pulleys

  1. Wire Rope Sheave: Specifically designed for wire ropes used in elevators.
  2. Belt Sheave: Utilized for belt-driven elevator systems.
  3. Grooved Sheave: Features grooves to guide elevator cables or belts.
  4. Flat Belt Sheave: Suitable for flat belt applications in elevators.
  5. Traction Sheave: Provides traction for the elevator system to move smoothly.
  6. Split Sheave: Easy to install and replace without disassembling the entire system.

What is a Sheave on a Pulley?

  1. A sheave is a wheel with a groove used to hold ropes, cables, or belts.
  2. It is a pulley system that helps change the direction of force to lift or lower objects.
  3. The sheave’s design allows for efficient power transfer and mechanical advantage.
  4. Sheaves are commonly used in elevators, cranes, and other lifting equipment.
  5. They play a crucial role in the safe and smooth operation of various systems.

What are Sheaves used for?

  1. Transferring power between the motor and the load.
  2. Changing the direction of force to lift or lower objects.
  3. Supporting ropes, cables, or belts to ensure smooth operation.
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  5. Controlling the speed and movement of the load.
  6. Reducing the strain on the motor by providing mechanical advantage.
  7. Ensuring safe and reliable operation of machinery and equipment.

Process of Sheave Pulley


The mold is created to form the shape of the sheave pulley.

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The raw materials are melted and poured into the mold to create the sheave pulley.

Raw Materials

High-quality materials are used to ensure durability and performance.


The sheave pulley is manufactured with precision and attention to detail.


Each sheave pulley undergoes rigorous testing to ensure quality and reliability.

Antirust Treatment

A special treatment is applied to protect the sheave pulley from rust and corrosion.

Seperate Inspection

Each sheave pulley is individually inspected to meet quality standards.


Identification marks are added for traceability and quality control.

How do you adjust Sheave Pulleys?

  1. Check the alignment of the sheave pulleys to ensure proper operation.
  2. Inspect the tension of the ropes, cables, or belts on the sheave pulleys.
  3. Use a sheave alignment tool to adjust the position of the sheave pulleys.
  4. Tighten or loosen the fasteners holding the sheave pulleys in place.
  5. Consult the manufacturer’s guidelines for specific adjustment procedures.
  6. Regularly maintain and lubricate the sheave pulleys for optimal performance.
  7. Seek professional help if adjustments are beyond your expertise.

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