Gates Develops High-Performance Banded V-Belt
By Mario Cywinski
Gates wrapped V-Belt technology using Ethylene Elastomer compounds for OEMs in the heavy industrial, agriculture, and forestry markets, is available.
“At Gates, transforming our industrial belt platforms using Ethylene Elastomer compounds is a priority,” said Tom Pitstick, CMO and Senior VP of product line management, Gates. “With the development of our PowerGrip GT4 synchronous belts, G-Force RedLine CVT power sports belts and the new Xtreme V-Force EE banded belt family, we are leading the way in advanced materials development in our industry.”
Gates Xtreme V-Force Mega belt offers:
- Operating temperature range of -40°C to 130°C;
- Increase in load capacity and durability;
- Improved flex for higher-speed drives;
- Elimination of chlorinated polymers.