Tools Maximize Your Belt Drive & Hydraulic Hose Solutions
Maximize Your Belt Drive & Hydraulic Hose Solutions

Go-to Design Tools for Engineers Like You

Who can you rely on for all the products, tools, and software you need to make your designs better, faster, smarter, and more efficient? Work with expert Gates engineers, and discover a wide range of tools to help you turn inspiration into reality. Download free software and apps, access online catalogs, and peruse our e-books—even chat directly with a Gates engineer. Gates has everything you need to be a visionary in your industry.

Belt I.D. Chart

Quick Chart

Access our handy Belt I.D. Chart for easy-to-read images, sizing, specifications, product I.D. numbers, and more. Gates offers an extensive range of belts—from V-belts to synchronous belts—to meet your design needs.

Play out all of your “what if” scenarios in minutes. Design two-point synchronous or V-belt drives—then print, email, or create PDFs of your design specifications with ease. Do it in different languages to meet your market’s needs.

Design Flex® Mobile

Mobile Website

Now you can design a drive from anywhere, anytime with our Design Flex Mobile website. Enjoy all the features of Design Flex Pro on the road. Just pull up our site on your mobile device, and you’re good to go.

Download your copy of Gates 2015 Power Transmission Product Catalog for easy product reference and access. From synchronous belts and V-belts to tension testers, bushings, and idlers, Gates has every power transmission product you need to design better drives, increase drive performance, and decrease costly downtime and maintenance.

Gates PT Toolkit™

An App for iPhone® & Android™

This groundbreaking app—Gates PT Toolkit—bundles together some of the most commonly-referenced power transmission calculations in the world for quick and easy access. If you’re out in the field and have no WIFI, the calculator results can be emailed to you, your customers, or colleagues as soon as your wireless service is restored.

eCrimp Mobile App

An App for iPhone® & Android™

Make it easy on yourself. Get our innovative app to access the most up-to-date crimp specifications on hydraulic and industrial hose assemblies. With just a few taps, you’ll have all the specs you need to outfit your customers’ assemblies.

Use Gates online hose locator to find any product, product classification, or description. There are three quick and easy ways to search for and determine the correct Gates product number: 1) specify product attributes using dropdown boxes; 2) enter technical attributes and parameters; or 3) graphically search by product images.

Read about Gates industry-leading hydraulic hose, couplings, and equipment in our online catalog. Learn the recommended limits of Gates hydraulic hose assemblies—and which components work best for maximum service life and minimum maintenance.

Download our useful DFMEA Cheat Sheet to streamline your synchronous belt drive design process. This DFMEA allows you to quickly and easily pinpoint potential reliability problems in your drive, identify actions to mitigate failures, and eliminate or control common design flaws.

Download our useful DFMEA Cheat Sheet to streamline your V-belt drive design process. This DFMEA allows you to quickly and easily pinpoint potential reliability problems early in the development cycle, identify actions to mitigate failures, and eliminate future belt drive downtime and maintenance.

Access our interactive hose products catalog to quickly access Gates hose, couplings, and adapters. Search for and determine the correct product number in three easy ways—by product attributes, technical attributes and parameters, or by product images.

Find the Right Gates Product for Your Application

Use Gates Quick-PIC™ and AIM™—via our global online product database—to access, track, and maintain stock levels of hydraulic assembly replacement parts for OEM equipment.

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