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Stellar/Gates: Hydraulic Vehicles Case Study

Stellar/Gates: Hydraulic Vehicles Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Fluid power

Problem: Identify Opportunities for Improved Efficiencies in a Hydraulic System
Solution: Reduced Bill of Materials (BOM) Costs by 9%
Read how Gates and its distributor Motion Industries helped Stellar Industries—a maker of hydraulic truck mounted equipment—reduce its hydraulic circuit hose spend by 9% using a custom solution.

Stoneware Conveyor Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Power Transmission, Industrial

A conveyor at a stoneware manufacturing plant equipped with a roller chain was wearing quickly, resulting in contamination and scrapped product. Learn how the manufacturing company benefited from a Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt drive to decrease maintenance and downtime.

Gulf Controls/Gates Hydraulic Hose Case Study

Gulf Controls/Gates Hydraulic Hose Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Fluid power, Industrial

Problem: Time and Costs Lost from Testing Fluid Samples Offsite
Solution: Cleanliness Testing Capability and Competitive Positioning
See how Gates helped its distributor, Gulf Control Company (GCC) cut costly outside lab testing for hydraulic system contaminants using its own in-house lab, saving them $10k and gaining them even more customers.

Genie/Gates: Hydraulic Hose Case Study

Hydraulic Hose Routing Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Fluid power, Industrial

Problem: Hydraulic Hose Assembly Leaks
Solution: New Routing System Redesign
Discover how Motion Industries teamed up with Gates to re-engineer the hydraulic hose assembly on a manufacturer’s boom lift equipment, eliminating leaks and downtime and cutting costs by 17%.

Gates-Corporation-Label-Printer-Case-Study

Label Printer Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Power Transmission, Industrial

A label printer equipped with a timing belt drive was breaking frequently, resulting in costly downtime. Learn how the printing company benefited from a Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt drive that lessened breakage and downtime.

Gehl-Skid Loader Hydraulic Hose Case Study

Skid Loader Hydraulic Hose Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Fluid power, Industrial

Problem: Hydraulic Hose Line Leaks
Solution: Production Audit and Recommendations Eliminate Leaks
Find out how Gates formed a “zero-leak” team to conduct a production line audit at a skid loader manufacturer, uncovering several leaks. After implementing Gates recommendations, the company is leak-free.

Urban Power Belt Drive Wind Turbine Case Study

Urban Power Belt Drive Wind Turbine Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

Problem: High-maintenance Gear Boxes
Solution: Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ Belts
Learn how one urban wind turbine company turned to Gates to design a synchronous belt drive system, offering reliability, flexible speed ratios, and low to zero maintenance. The result? More affordable power for the community.

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Rotary Screw Air Compressor Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

A rotary screw air compressor equipped with a joined belt drive was frequently overheating. Learn how the manufacturing company benefited from a Gates Super HC® belt drive with EPDM construction and saved on downtime costs while increasing production.

Gates-Corporation-Protein-Processing-Conveyor-Case-Study

Protein Processing Conveyor Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

A conveyor equipped with plastic modular belting was causing high scrap losses. Learn how the protein processing company benefited from Gates Mectrol PosiClean® belt drive to increase production by $135k a year.

Gates-Corporation-Paint-Coatings-Mixer-Case-Study

Paint and Coatings Mixer Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

An 800-gallon paint and coatings mixer equipped with V-belt drives was experiencing belt slippage that resulted in the belt drive running 10-15% slower than desired. Learn how the paint company benefited from a Gates Predator® PowerBand® V-belt drive and saved $50k a year while increasing production by 15%.

Gates-Corporation-Sheet-Feed-Conveyor-Case-Study

Sheet Feed Conveyor Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

A sheet feed conveyor equipped with an HTD belt drive system was experiencing belt failure every three months, resulting in $3k per hour in downtime. Learn how the recycling company benefited from a Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt drive and saved over $11k in the first year.

Gates-Corporation-Manufacturing-Company-Air-Compressor-Case-Study

Manufacturing Company Air Compressor Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Power Transmission, Industrial

A rotary screw air compressor equipped with a 30 HP motor, a DriveR - 3550 RPM-9.5” Sheave, a DriveN - 9798 RPM-3.4” Sheave, and a 5/3VX560 joined belt would frequently overheat and fail at 1,994 hours. Learn how the manufacturing company benefited from Gates Super HC® belt drive with EPDM construction, 5/3VX560 PowerBand®, DriveR sheave 9.5”, and DriveN sheave 3.4.”

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