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    Design IQ

    Easily design multi-point and complex serpentine belt drives for your specific application. Our downloadable engineering software lets you design for stock and nonstock lengths and pulley sizes, with customized sprockets and conditions. Simply identify a specific Gates product, enter your drive specifications, and Gates Design IQ will calculate belt tension, shaft load, and belt length for you.

    You Can Use Design IQ To:

    • Calculate belt tension, belt length, shaft load, and more
    • Recommend installation tension
    • Offer drive geometry output
    • Point out principal contributing factors to flex-fatigue
    • Calculate belt widths or number of strands

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    Your Engineering Experts.

    If you need help designing the most effective V-belt or serpentine belt drive for your needs, reach out to a Gates Product Application Engineer.


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