This time we are showing and introducing the working principle of automatic belt. Automatic belt is very easy and handy to use because of ratchet mechanism. Ratchet mechanism enables to tighten belt easily and belt will be safely secured to your size. Opening of belt is also very easy to do, thanks to quick release lock.
Working principle of automatic belt is shown in following photos. Working principle is easy to understand, but we will still explain it here. The main features of automatic belt is its tooth rack and pawl mechanism. Tooth rack is located in inner side of belt. Pawl mechanism is located in buckle. Pawl is spring operated and its task is lock pawl to tooth rack so belt will not open by itself. Pawl mechanism can be seen in second photo. Pawl mechanism is installed by pin to buckle frame. Third photo shows how pawl is locked to tooth. Pawl is marked by red circle. Tooth shape enables that you can tight belt by pushing belt (tighten direction) through buckle , but pawl will not allow belt open without open locking mechanism. Locking mechanism can be easily open by turning locking lever show in fourth photo. Lever is marked by blue circle.
That´s it. Now you know how automatic belt works!
Here is quick explanation how you can easily shorten your automatic belt for your size. It would be best when you are using belt that buckle would go approximately in the middle of tooth rack when measuring your waist. First put belt to your waist and check correct cutting place of belt. After this you can remove belt part from buckle by opening lever shown in fifth photo. Then cut belt from measured place and install belt back to buckle.
You can find several belts from our store, including automatic belts: https://www.timemachine.fi/en/category/belts
Check this video so it will clarify the operation of automatic belt for you.