Easily design multi-point and complex serpentine belt drives for your specific application. Our downloadable engineering software lets you design for stock and non-stock lengths and pulley sizes, with customised 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
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.