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News   September 7, 2011   by Auto Service World

Gates Launches New Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) Belt for Power Sports Vehicles

G-Force Belts are the First of a New Generation of Drop-in Performance Belts


Gates Corporation is introducing its next generation of Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) belts for All-Terrain Vehicles (ATV), Utility -Terrain Vehicles (UTV) and snowmobiles.
This all new belt named G-Force will have an initial product offering of 13 sizes covering over 540 ATV and UTV’s applications.
Additional sizes will be released in the coming months with full line snowmobile coverage available in the fall of 2011.
Gates G-Force belts feature the latest construction including a double-cog design on applications to match the Original Equipment Manufacturer belt. This double-cog utilizes a trapezoidal top-notch and rounded cog profile for superior flexibility and heat dissipation. Using the latest technology, the drive belts are designed for superior fit, performance and durability for today’s recreational and utility all-terrain vehicles.
G-Force belts are engineered with an aramid reinforced fiber rubber and advanced aramid tensile cords. The cords are surrounded by a specially formulated adhesion gum to reduce edge cord pullout, a known problem in CVT belt systems, and increase belt life. The result is an OE equivalent or better belt design that delivers comparable performance and durability at a competitive price.
Extreme testing, both in a controlled environment as well as on many racing vehicles, has shown the G-Force belt as not only high performing and durable, but requires no clutching adjustment on most vehicles.
For more information about Gates G-Force CVT belts, communicate with your Gates Sales Representative or visit www.gates.com.


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