Gates Mectrol cannot assume any liability concerning the suitability and process ability of our products. We also cannot assume liability for process results, damages or consequential damages associated with the use of our products. The specifications given are based on Gates Mectrol 's experience. However, our specifications and data do NOT cover all possible drive conditions. It is the responsibility of the belt drive system designer to ensure Gates Mectrol's belts are appropriate for a given system and application. Do not use Gates Mectrol belts, pulleys or sprockets in applications that depend solely upon the belt to raise/lower, support or sustain a mass without an independent safety backup system. The provided data is representative of our in-house experience and does not necessarily match product performance in industrial use.