Polyurethane Timing Belts

Gates polyurethane timing belts are made out of high quality, abrasion-resistant polyurethane in combination with high strength steel or aramid cords. Nearly every extruded belt type can be customized by adding coatings, profiles or special machining.


  • Low-maintenance polyurethane construction

  • High tensile strength

  • Abrasion and UV resistant

  • Low pre-tension

  • Excellent durability vs. moisture

  • Temperature resistant from -5°C up to +70°C
    Extended service temperature range is available on request

Chemical Attributes

  • Non-aging

  • High chemical resistance

  • High durability vs. detergent

  • Excellent resistance against oil and fat

  • Good resistance against acids and bases

Technical Data -Coefficient of Friction

Polyurethane vs. Steel dry 0.5 up to 0.7
Polyurethane vs. Aluminum dry 0.5 up to 0.6
Polyurethane vs. UHMWPE dry 0.2 up to 0.4
Polyamide vs. Steel dry 0.2 up to 0.4
Polyamide vs. UHMWPE dry 0.1 up to 0.3
ECO fabric vs. Steel dry 0.1 up to 0.3
ECO fabric vs. PE-UHMW dry 0.05 up to 0.15

Access our handy Belt I.D. Chart for easy-to-read images, sizing, specifications, product I.D. numbers, and more. Gates offers an extensive range of power transmission belts—from V-belts to synchronous belts—to meet your needs.

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