Customers often ask where they can find technical information about Gates belt drives. The Gates Drive Design Manuals are a great resource for this type of information.
There are several manuals available at www.gates.com/drivedesign/
Below is a sampling of the topics included in the manuals:
- Drive selection procedures (including power rating tables)
- Gates hardware specifications (for standard sheaves, sprockets, bushings, etc).
- Discussion of design considerations such as installation tension, conductivity, alignment, noise, flywheel effect, NEMA motors, tolerances, idlers, etc.
- Standard calculations
- General troubleshooting guidelines
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