Research Laboratories for Power Transmission Technologies

Performance technology development

The Power Transmission Technical Research Facility conducts research related to power transmission belts and power transmission systems. It has achieved innovative technological developments, including the development of the world's first dry CVT (continuously variable transmission) belt (BANDO AVANCE), the introduction of an accessory drive system to the Japanese market incorporating automatic tensioners, and the development of HFD System (Hyper Flat Drive System).