Drive Design Worksheet

Whether designing a new belt drive system or converting an existing drive such as roller chain, Gates Application Engineers can assist in selecting the proper belt drive for the application.

Submit a completed Drive Design Worksheet (form below) and Gates Product Application engineers will review the information and return a recommended drive solution.

For questions, please contact the Product Application department directly at ptpasupport@gates.com or call 303-744-5800 from 7-11 am and 12-4 pm MST.

Customer Information

First Name * Please enter a First Name.
Last Name * Please enter a Last Name.
Company
State/Province
Zip Code
Country * Please select a Country.
Phone * Please enter a Phone Number. Please enter valid Phone Number
Email * Please enter a Email. Please enter valid Email

Drive Information

Drive Identification:
(location, number, etc.)
Description of DriveN Equipment (fan, pump, conveyor, etc.) * This field is required.
Prefered Product Type *   V-Belts   Synchronous   Both This field is required.
Load
Rating of Motor * This field is required. This field is required. DriveN Load (Peak) DriveN Load (Normal)
Motor Frame Size Motor Shaft Dia DriveN Shaft Dia
Speed
DriveR RPM * This field is required. RPM measured with Contact or Strobe Tachometer Yes     No
DriveN RPM RPM measured with Contact or Strobe Tachometer Yes     No
OR The DriveN RPM or Speed Ratio field is required.
Speed Ratio
: 1
Speed Ratio should be greater than 1.
Speed Up               Speed Down     This field is required.
Center Distance
Minimum * This field is required. This field is required. Nominal * This field is required. This field is required. Maximum * This field is required. This field is required.
Existing Drive Components
DriveR DriveN
Belt/Chain Part Number Belt/Chain Manufacturer
Ambient Conditions
Temperature Moisture Oil, etc
Abrasives Shock Load Static Conductivity Required? Yes     No
Maximum Sprocket/ Sheave Diameter (OD) and Width Limitations (for Guard Clearance)
DriveR
Max OD
DriveR
Max Width
DriveN
Max OD
DriveN
Max Width
Units Units Units Units
Start Up Load
% Motor Rating at Start Up AC Inverter Yes     No Soft Start? Yes     No
Duty Cycle
Number of Starts/Stops Times per
Operating Time
hours per day
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