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New Gates Tension Tools

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

posted by Michelle at 9:55 AM

Gates Product Application Engineering recently added two new online tools to calculate tension for Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ and PowerGrip® GT®2 belt drives.
The new tool is simple to use.  Just input the belt pitch, belt length, belt width, sprocket sizes (number or grooves), motor hp, and driveR rpm and then hit calculate. Check out the new calculators at 


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