Belt Drive vs Direct Drive

 Benefits of Belt Drive Disadvantages of Belt Drive
  • Excellent Vibration Absorption
  • Lower RPM
  • Lower Operating Temperature
  • Longer Life
  • Can Draw Water From a Tank
  • Not as Efficient
  • More Maintenance Required
  • Tightening Replacing Belts


Benefits of Direct Drive  Disadvantages of Direct Drive
  • Lightweight and Compact Design
  • Lower Up Front Cost
  • Reduced Life Span
  • Can't Draw Water from Tank