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Gates Develops High-Performance Banded V-Belt

April 30, 2020 | By Mario Cywinski

Photo: Gates.

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.



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