Gates EuropeWorldwide
English (EU)
Europe/Africa: English (EU) français Russkij Deutsch Español Polski Italiano Türkçe Nederlands CeŇ°tina
We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. To learn more, please review our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use our site, you consent to the use of our cookies and our revised Privacy Policy. Accept

For Immediate Release September 15, 2008

Contact: Kathy Brysse

Gates further expands heavy-duty product range

Unexpected breakdowns cause a considerable loss of time and high costs. In order to avoid unwanted delays, spare parts have to assure reliable and trouble-free performance. Recognising the demands of trucks, buses and commercial vehicles, Gates provides a broad range of specific heavy-duty products under the label “Extra Service” which guarantees top quality and long service life.
Gates has further expanded its Extra Service Micro-V® XF belt range, totalling 237 items and herewith covering 2,463 applications. This multi-ribbed belt programme is built to original equipment quality and engineered specifically to withstand the extremely demanding working conditions of heavy-duty applications in trucks, buses and tractors. Extensive testing has shown that this belt lasts up to twice as long as standard multi-ribbed belts. The belts’ strength is in the newly developed polyester tensile cords which guarantee low stretch and optimum load-carrying capacity at even the highest tensions.
In addition, Gates offers a broad selection of Extra Service DriveAlign® tensioners also engineered to withstand extreme peak-to-peak vibration typical of heavy-duty applications. Gates’ heavy-duty tensioners are equipped with a high-tech composite damping system which allows them to reduce vibration dramatically and maximise tensioner and belt life.
The complete range of Extra Service Micro-V® XF belts and tensioners is also included in Gates’ heavy-duty catalogue giving an overview of all applications for trucks, busses and tractors.  All application information can also be found on Gates online application catalogue at