Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, they are driven to push the boundaries of materials science to engineer products that continually exceed expectations. They do not rest on their rich heritage of innovation. They  leverage it to inspire solutions that will power the next hundred years. They invest continually in R&D and technology, so our products not only outperform industry standards; they exceed their customers’ demanding expectations. They invest in their people, bringing real-world experience that enables them to solve their customers’ diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow.




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Gates SBDS Training with Schreck

Of all the components in a modern engine, the timing belt system and the synchronization that it provides are crucial. Learn about the timing system,...

Gates ABDS Belt and Tensioner Failure Modes

Belt tension is the key to proper functioning of the Accessory Belt Drive System.

Gates ABDS Training with Schreck

The latest in a series of video training from Gates. A short 12 minute video on understanding the accessory belt drive system and failures associated...

Gates Cooling System Part 1

This is a training video to help educate on engine coolant and the cooling system. Part 1 of a 3 of a series.

Gates Cooling System Part 2 – Contamination

Learn about contamination within the cooling system in this training video. Part 2 in a 3 of a series.

Gates Cooling System Part 3 – Water Pump Installation

Learn about water pump installations in this training video about the cooling system. Part 3 of 3 of a series.

Gates Using the Laser Alignment Tool

If the Accessory Belt Drive System does not have the correct alignment, it creates both heat and noise for the belt system. Just 1° of...

Gates Water Permeation in Silicone Hose

Did you know that water permeates through a silicone coolant hose at a much faster rate then rubber. Watch the video to understand why this...

Gates POWERCLEAN Flush Tool

Coolant contamination and neglect is creating premature failures of cooling system components. Learn why it is important to Power flush the coolant system.  

Gates Belt Noise – Spray Bottle Test

Use this simple spray bottle test to determine if a noise related issue is an alignment or a tension related problem in the ABDS.  

Gates Solid Pulley vs OWC vs Overrunning ADP

Watch the difference in performance between a standard pulley, a one way clutch (OWC) pulley and OAD/ADP (Alternator Decoupler Pulley) as the alternator tries to...

Gates ADP Inspection and Replacement

Did you know that some solid alternator pulleys have been replaced by a patented pulley technology that is an important part of the drive system...