Product News: Mechanical Power Transmission

Poly Chain® ADV™ Transmission Belt reduces maintenance costs.

Press Release Summary:

May 18, 2017 -

Manufactured using cutting-edge carbon fiber technology and tooth jacket material, Poly Chain® ADV™ Synchronous Power Transmission Belt delivers less component wear than multi-strand v-belt drives. Offering 15% increased capacity over Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belts, product is suitable for recreational vehicles, industrial dough mixers, metal stamping equipment and industrial automation applications.

Original Press Release

Gates Introduces Poly Chain® ADV™ - The Next Generation Synchronous Power Transmission Belt

Press release date: May 16, 2017

Gates Corporation, a global diversified manufacturer of industrial and automotive products, has introduced Poly Chain® ADV™, its next generation synchronous power transmission belt, the strongest, most durable product of its kind.

Poly Chain® ADV™ is manufactured using cutting-edge carbon fiber technology and proprietary tooth jacket material. Combined with Gates' engineering expertise and advanced manufacturing techniques, these improvements enable narrower and more durable synchronous power transmission belt drives.

"Gates has been the synchronous belt market leader for decades," said Taylor Jung, Director of Global Product Line Management – Synchronous Drives. "Poly Chain® ADV™ extends that leadership by offering our customers solutions to their most challenging applications."

Gates Poly Chain® ADV™ belt solutions reduce maintenance costs and replacement intervals compared to large, high-horsepower roller-chain drives. In comparison to large multi-strand v-belt drives, they deliver lower component wear, overall weight and system width while achieving energy savings. Poly Chain® ADV™ also offers 15% more power capacity than Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belts which extends its ability to meet an increasingly wide range of applications, including the latest recreational vehicles, industrial dough mixers, metal stamping equipment and other vehicle and industrial automation applications.

About Gates Corporation

Gates Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer of power transmission belts and a premier global manufacturer of fluid power products. Our highly engineered products are critical components used in diverse industrial and automotive applications where the cost of failure is very high relative to the cost of our products. We provide a differentiated value proposition to our customers by offering a complete portfolio of premium product and service solutions for both replacement and first-fit applications across our targeted end markets, which encompass process and specialty, construction, agriculture, energy, transportation, and automotive. We sell our products globally under the Gates brand, which is recognized by distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and installers as the premium brand for quality and technological innovation, a reputation which we have built for over a century since our founding in 1911.

As an engineering leader with a strong foundation in research and development, Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, systems, and solutions, as well as fostering long-term customer and employee relationships. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Gates employs over 14,000 people across 106 locations in 30 countries.

CONTACT:

For more detailed information about Gates Poly Chain ADV(TM), please visit Gates.com or email: corpcomm@gates.com

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