The product images shown are Illustrative only and may not be an exact representation of the product.

Idler Sprockets

Gates® Idler Sprockets are ideal for use in chain drive conversions. They can be used to take-up extra belt length and provide adjustment for tensioning belt drives. Idler pulleys and sprockets can also be used to alter belt paths and navigate obstructions.

  • Ideal for belt drive customization
  • Multi-belt type compatible
  • Available nickel plating for improved corrosion resistance
  • Maintenance-free operation
  • Includes: sprocket, sealed ball bearings, integral shaft
  • Adjustable idler brackets sold separately

All Parts

1-4 of 4 Items
Part # Product # Description Pitch Number of Grooves Width Pitch Diameter Rebore Bore Bushing Bore Range Min Bore Range Max Material Profile
NP-10-IDLR-BRACKET / NP10IDLRBRACKET 77201011 NP-10-IDLR BRACKET false
NP-12-IDLR-SPRK / NP12IDLRSPRK 77201501 NP-12-IDLR-SPRK 3.208 in false
NP-20-IDLR-BRACKET / NP20IDLRBRACKET 77201021 NP-20-IDLR BRACKET false
NP-21-IDLR-SPRK / NP21IDLRSPRK 77201511 NP-21-IDLR-SPRK 3.208 in false
1-4 of 4 Items

Flexible Drive Design

Gates® Idler Sprockets can be integral belt drive components, providing drive designers with added versatility in creating drive solutions. When specific operational challenges present themselves, Idler Sprockets can be used to alter belt paths and navigate machinery obstructions, without sacrificing drive performance. To provide even more assistance to drive designers, Gates offers application engineering assistance and tools, such as our Partsview system.

Multi-Belt Compatible

Gates® Idler Sprockets are available in a range of sizes and material composition, making them compatible with Poly Chain® GT™ belts, Poly Chain®, Poly Chain® GT™, Carbon belts, and Powergrip GT™ belts.