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Sheet Metal Decoiler Case Study

Sheet Metal Decoiler Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial

The roller chain on a sheet metal de-coiler was stretching and causing cutting accuracy issues. Learn how the manufacturing company benefited from a Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt drive and reduced maintenance and downtime.

Supply Fan Case Study

Hospital Air Supply Fan Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial

An air supply fan equipped with a standard industrial V-belt was inefficient and caused high maintenance costs. Learn how the hospital benefited from Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt and decreased maintenance and energy costs.

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.

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.

Masonite Door Mfgr: Belt Drive Conversion Case Study

Masonite Door Mfgr: Belt Drive Conversion Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Power Transmission, Industrial

Problem: Hinge Replacement Headaches
Solution: Robust Belt Drive Redesign
Learn how Gates re-engineered a custom belt drive on a door manufacturer’s “lock and hinge” cutting equipment, significantly reducing belt and sprocket replacement costs, maintenance, and downtime.

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.

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Aggregate Crusher Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

A 10/8V1320 banded V-belt on a crusher had to be replaced every 3-4 months and retensioned every other day. Learn how the aggregate company benefited from Gates Predator® 10/8VP1320 belt drive, saving $18k in belt costs and $10k in maintenance in just one year.

Gates-Corporation-Aggregate-Conveyor-Case-Study

Aggregate Conveyor Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

A main belt conveyor equipped with a roller chain drive required replacements every year. Downtime cost the facility $20k. Learn how the aggregate company benefited from Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt drive and saved $40,450 in parts, labor, and downtime in just three years.

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800-Gallon Paint Mixer Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

An 800-gallon paint mixer equipped with six 5V2500 V-belts experienced recurring issues with belt slippage and associated noise that decreased production. Learn how the paint company benefited from Gates Predator® PowerBand® belts and saved $50k a year.

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Agricultural Blower & Air Handler Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

A blower and air handler equipped with a DriveR Sheave and a DN Sheave was experiencing problems with short belt life – typically between 2 days and 4 weeks. Learn how the agriculture company benefited from Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt drives.

Masa Mixer Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

A roller chain drive on a mixer for frozen Mexican food was causing costly and time-consuming maintenance. Learn how the food company benefited from a Gates Poly Chain® GT® Carbon™ belt drive and saved $5k on lubricant alone.

Margerine Production Case Study

  • Case Study
  • Industrial, Power Transmission

V-belts on a pump drive on a margarine production line were experiencing short belt life. Learn how the food company benefited from Gates PowerGrip® GT®2 belt drive and eliminated downtime and maintenance.

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