Belt Fails to Start-Up and Move in Very Cold Weather

Belt too stiff in construction.Specify a more flexible belt.
Incorrect formulation.Replace belt with low temperature rubber grade - contact our belt experts
Gear oil and bearing grease too viscous for
the cold conditions.
Flush out old lubricants and replace with those having proper viscosity for the environmental conditions.
Freezing of water penetrationImprove rubber covers to prevent cuts/tears which allows water penetration.