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    Gates U: Fluid Power & Power Transmission Workshops

    Gates U Workshops are designed specifically for authorized industrial distributors, OEMs, and end users. Combining our Hydraulic products, Industrial Hose, and Power Transmission training programs to improve your knowledge, skills, and expertise on our complete line of products. When you know more about the solutions you provide, you sell more - and most importantly, you’ll give your customers an exceptional experience at every transaction.

    Gates U Hydraulic Products Workshop

    The two-day Hydraulic Products Workshop prepares you and your team to identify the best Gates Hydraulic solution for your customers’ situation. This intensive workshop includes:


    • Safe Hydraulics Practices
    • Hose Fabrication Principles
    • Thread Identification Techniques
    • Hose Routing and Installation Skills
    • Cleanliness Standards
    • Implementation of the Gates System
    • Gates Customer Service
    • Gates Marketing Programs
    • Gates Web Application Tools
    • Application Identification and Troubleshooting Skills
    • Application of Product Knowledge to Sales
    • Proper Crimping Technique

    Gates U Industrial Hose Workshop

    The two-day Industrial Hose Workshop builds on your application engineering skills with hands-on training, classroom discussion and activities, and tours of our state-of-the-art innovation and testing facilities. This intensive workshop includes:


    • Review of Safe Practices for Industrial Hose and Couplings
    • Comprehensive Product Line Review
    • Discussion of Key Product Features and Benefits
    • Foundational Application Engineering Skills
    • Proper Crimping Skills and Techniques
    • Web Application Tools Overview
    • Product Application and Market Specific Discussions
    • Application of Product Knowledge to Sales
    • CSC Tour Focused on Testing and Development of Gates Industrial Hose Products

    Fluid Power Level 1 Certification

    Once you complete both the Hydraulic Products and Industrial Hose Workshops, you can take the Gates Fluid Power Level 1 certification exam, which tests your knowledge on the skills you’ve learned throughout the workshop week.


    Gates U Power Transmission Workshop

    The two-day Industrial Power Transmission Workshop is designed to expand your knowledge and advance skills with hands-on training, classroom discussion and activities. This in-depth workshop includes topics such as:


    • Safety Practices
    • Gates Application Engineering Support
    • Basics of Power Transmission
    • Gates V-Belt & Synchronous Belt Product Line
    • Hands On Drive Design Manual Usage Tips
    • Converting Roller Chain Drives to Poly Chain GT Carbon Belt Drives
    • Designing for Synchronous Belt Energy Efficiency
    • Estimating Energy and Maintenance Savings
    • Installing, Aligning, and Tensioning Belt Drives, including hands on experience
    • Using Laser Alignment and Sonic Tension Meter Tools
    • Troubleshooting Tips for Problem Drives
    • …and more!

    Ready to Enroll?

    Our classes fill up quickly and registration is required. Please contact Jon Romenesko at 303.744.4530 or [email protected] for registration information.


    2022 Fluid Power Workshop Schedule:

    Sept 26 - 29

    Oct 31 - Nov 3


    2022 Power Transmission Workshop Schedule:

    Oct 5-6

    Nov 16-17


    Health & Safety Note: Pursuant to Gates Facility policy, any guests entering the facility are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must follow all Gates COVID-19 policies. Attendees should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination at time of registration.


    For more information about our workshops, schedules, and program offerings: Visit the Gates U site