Gates Corporation has expanded its lineup of aftermarket products releasing 566 part numbers across several categories.
The wide release includes additions to the company’s Century Series belt line, FleetRunner Accessory Belt Drive Kits, Azure Solution Kit and new Hybrid Polymer Whip and Water Hoses.
Gates has added Accessory Belt Drive Kits for school buses as well as for the Ford E-450 Azure Hybrid Drive System. Each of the 84 new FleetRunner Accessory Belt Drive Kits for the school bus market are designed for systems working in harsh environments with long idle times and high temperatures.
Kits contain a FleetRunner Micro-V Belt and Green Stripe DriveAlign HD Tensioner. The Azure Solution Kit for the Ford E-450 Azure Hybrid Drive System contains the replacement belt, tensioner and pulleys for the system.
Gates expanded its Century Series belt line with the addition of a 4 Stretch Fit, 13 Micro-V and 2 Dual-Sided belts. All Stretch Fit belts in the line feature a new sleeve design, the company says.
Gates has also extended its hybrid polymer hose line with the Hybrid Polymer Whip and Water Hoses designed not to kink or curl. The Whip Hose reduces wear and tear and features a ¼-inch male ball swivel and ¼-inch female NPT fitting. The Water Hose has a heavy-duty nickel plated fitting and spring guard. Both hoses are available in a variety of lengths.
Gates launched a Racing, Performance, Muscle serpentine belt line. The RPM belts have a new look and a more durable construction to accommodate a wide variety of drive load.