DriveAlign® Tensioners

DriveAlign_Tensioner(Product types 7803 and 7808)


Gates is the second largest OE manufacturer for automatic tensioners in the world. Our range of OE equivalent DriveAlign® tensioner units is the most complete of any automotive market player. Gates DriveAlign® tensioners offer precise OE fit for a very wide array of applications. In fact, Gates engineers analyse the failure modes of OE designs and make any necessary adjustments to match the performance of the original tensioner or even outperform it.


• Unique sealing prevents contamination of internal parts
• Chrome-silicone torsion spring for improved flex fatigue characteristics
• Special damping mechanism designed to increase belt and tensioner life
• Solid pulleys reduce surface wear
• Premium precision bearings minimise friction for reduced bearing wear and noise