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Commercial Mowing Belts

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Designed for what you do. Tested on your machine.

It’s simple. Design a tough, application-specific mower belt and test it on the machine it’s actually used on. The results – less time and money spent replacing belts, and more uptime for your operation.

A tough, long-lasting belt for a tough, long-lasting job

Photo of belt cutawayWe know your working conditions can be harsh, and you need a mower belt that can withstand a rough environment. That’s why our belts are built using aramid cords. Aramid is the same material used in bulletproof vests, so you can rest assured that these belts are built tough.

The interior of our belts is also comprised of a rubber compound infused with aligned fiber fabric. These aligned fibers allow the belt to properly flex and bend around pulleys, providing additional support to the cords and helping keep the belt on track. By inserting the aligned fibers in the rubber compound of the belt, it helps keep the compound from degrading and the cords operating at full strength, ultimately extending the belt life.

In addition to using sturdy materials, our belts are individually made, ensuring an exact number of complete cords in each belt. Complete cords equal more tensile strength, which means you’ll experience a stronger belt with less breakage and reduced stretching. And when a belt isn’t breaking or stretching, it doesn’t need to be replaced as often. With John Deere, you get a long-lasting belt, more time in the field, and more money saved on belt replacements.

We don’t stop with the interior, though. John Deere belts are double wrapped in high flex fabric to provide a softer PTO engagement, reducing wear and further extending the belt life.
Man mows lawn with John Deere riding mower

Field-tested, tried and true

Of course, our belts are field-tested to ensure superior performance, but what sets us apart is that our belts are custom-made and field-tested on the exact drive systems they’ll be used on so there’s no question of how the belt will perform on your equipment.* And we test above and beyond our own requirements to deliver a belt that’s tried and true to our mission of delivering a high-quality product that you can depend on.

Reduce belt replacements. Save money. Increase uptime.

Find the right John Deere mower belt for your operation.


**The information presented in this article is applicable to belts used on ZTrak™ Z900 B Series, Z900 M Series and Z900 R Series machines.