Design Multi-Point and Complex Serpentine Belt Drives
Save time and money using Gates Design IQ™ software for creating your multi-point and complex serpentine belt drives. It lets you design for stock and non-stock lengths and pulley sizes, and allows for an almost unlimited amount of sprockets and conditions. Start with a specific Gates product and enter your drive specifications.
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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Get Help Designing Your Drives
Speak to a Gates Product Application Engineer to get help designing the most effective V-belt or synchronous belt drives for your needs.