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                         Automotive belting fabrics


The Synchrotec brand of Heathcoat fabrics is the global leader in the manufacture and development of stretch fabric for rubber timing belts. With over 50 years of pioneering textile design, Synchrotec fabrics offer an unrivalled range of performance fabrics. Complete control from yarn production, weaving, RFL dipping, inspection and testing means that we are the preferred supplier to global Tier 1 and OEM manufacturers.

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Synchronous belt fabric Accessory belt fabric
Designed for: Designed for:
  • Automotive OEM timing belts
  • Aftermarket timing belts
  • Belt-in-oil timing belts
  • Fabric for tooth stabilisation
  • Back-side fabric for durability against tensioners and idlers



  • Micro V belts (stop/start engines)
  • EPAS (Electronic Power Assisted Steering)
  • V belts
  • Cogged belts
  • CVT belts
  • Tooth/rib fabrics designed for stabilisation and noise reduction
  • Back-side fabric for durability against tensioners and idlers











  • High tenacity stretch nylon 6.6
  • Heathcoat Advanced Yarns -designed for use in synchronous belts
  • Aramid
  • Pure fabric or RFL dipped (aqueous based)
  • RFL dips include CR, CSM, VP-SBR, HNBR, EPDM
  • Weight: 80-800gsm
  • Extension: 50-80%
  • Gauge: 0.3-1.25mm
  • Width: 1-1.6m
  • Specialised weave patterns


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