A thick, strong and durable leather. Belting leather can be either vegetable or chrome tanned. After tanning it is stuffed with oil to produce a heavy, but flexible material. Belting leather was formerly used in automobile transmissions, pulleys, machinery and furniture.
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- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 447