[rescue] SA4008 disk drive belt?

Nadine Miller velociraptor at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 11:10:08 CST 2009

On Jan 25, 2009, at 8:09 AM, wa2egp at att.net wrote:

> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: Skeezics Boondoggle <skeezicsb at gmail.com>
>> Would anyone just happen to have a replacement Shugart SA4008 disk
>> drive belt (part #10904) laying about?  Or suggestions for how to
>> safely refurbish one?
>> It's physically in good shape, with no apparent cracks, warping or
>> damage, but it slips off just a few seconds after applying power.   
>> The
>> inside of the belt has pretty much worn smooth.  There are no
>> instructions in the OEM manual or readily apparent tensioning
>> adjustments on the drive.
>> Thanks,
>> -- Chris
> I would attempt to clean off any crud or "smoothness" with isopropyl  
> alcohol.
> I've gotten various rollers and belts working again by a simple  
> cleaning.  Sometimes those belts can pick up material or have some  
> sort of chemical breakdown on the surface and become slick and not  
> have the friction they once had.

Or perhaps the rubber roller renewing solution you use on laser  
printer rollers?


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