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Belt I.D. Chart

Access our Belt I.D. Chart for easy-to-read images, sizing, specifications, product I.D. numbers, and more.

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Design Flex® Pro™ Software

Quickly design several two-point V-belt and synchronous belt drives that fit your parameters.

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Find hose and coupling technical information, CAD drawings, and more in mere minutes.

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“How can I make it better, smarter, safer, or more efficient?” If any of these concerns drive you to take your designs to the next level, you’ve come to the right place. Gates Design Center was created to provide engineers like you with access to industry-leading design tools to turn your project vision into reality. Here you can:

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Case Studies

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Triumph Motorcycle Victory Case Study

Triumph Motorcycle Victory

Read how Triumph teamed up with Gates to custom design a Gates Armour-GK sprocket that could sustain the lengthy lifespan of Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon® belts in their Thunderbird Motorcycles—and go twice the miles of competitors' cruisers.

Surface Mining Success Case Study

Surface Mining Success

Learn how one surface mining company used Gates Quick-PIC® and AIM® inventory management systems to track inventory and installed Gates MegaTuff® hydraulic hose products to reduce downtime and costs.

Brewery Bottling Conveyor Boon Case Study

Bottling Conveyor Boon

Discover how one brewery turned to Gates and switched out their bottling conveyor roller chain drive for the Gates Poly Chain GT Carbon belt drive system—eliminating the need for constant lubrication and decreasing downtime, maintenance, and costs.


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Competitive Belt Drive Designs

Where can you find leading power transmission solutions to improve your designs, allowing you to better serve your customers and gain a market advantage? Look to Gates.

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Hydraulic & Industrial Hose Solutions

Where can you find high-performance hydraulic and industrial hose solutions that excel under the toughest conditions and in the harshest environments? Turn to Gates.

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Go-to Design Engineer Tools

Who can you rely on for all the products, tools, and software you need to make your designs better, faster, smarter, and more efficient? Trust?Gates.

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Get Expert Advice from a Gates Engineer

What if you hit a wall during the design process and could use the expert advice of another engineer? Partner with?Gates.