Volume 75: James and William Macarthur business correspondence, 1823-1877: No. 301
other similar to what we shall do with the Saw Table.
All your small machinery may be driven by India rubber belting - 2 inches wides and 3 ply
For the Saw 4 inches wide and 4 ply
For the Bone Mill 5 inches wide and 4 ply
The proper and best method of joining the ends of the driving belts is to overlap the ends about 2 or 3 inches, and then screw them together with properly prepared screws in 2 lines, say for 2 inch belts 3 screws in a line and 4 inch belts and 5 inch Ditto 4 or 5 screws in a line, very probably