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pretty sure rubber is naturally white ,so black rubber has been coloured so it might be whatever colours the belt black thats stinking
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Do the white belts you are referring to look like this?



Some belts, such as this one, have kevlar fibers in them.
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Some belts, such as this one, have kevlar fibers in them.

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That is the idea. The tensile strength to weight ratio of kevlar is 5 times stronger than steel on an equal weight basis.

I am not sure what fibers are used in general belts but my guess is they are not going to be as strong as kevlar.
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