Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Belts Instead of Chains for Cams in Engines
Engine performance, reliability, and maintenance are all significantly impacted by the engineering decision of whether to use belts or chains to drive the camshaft. The application of the engine, financial concerns, and design constraints are only a few of the variables that affect which alternative is best. Each option has its benefits and drawbacks. The pros and cons of employing belts instead of chains for camshafts in engines will be discussed in this article, along with the variables that affect this decision and its ramifications.