Gates Carbon Drive

Belted Blog

Tension

  January 24, 2017

As in life, so it goes with Gates belts. Too much tension causes stress. Too little tension makes us slack. The right amount maximizes efficiency.

We’ve loaded our new website with short videos on how to check the tension of your Gates Carbon Drive belt using our iPhone and Android apps, as well as with the Krikit gauge and Eco Tension Tester. Watch them here¬†or click on the videos below.

Download the iPhone and Android apps, which use the phone’s microphone to measure belt tension. Purchase the Krikit gauge and the Eco Tension tester here. Don’t stress. Tensioning your Gates belt is easier than ever.

Tension