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 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

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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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