Gates is the second largest OE manufacturer of automatic tensioners and idlers in the world. Our range of OE-quality tensioners and idlers is the most complete of any automotive market player. Gates tensioners and idlers offer precise OE fit for a very wide array of applications. In fact, Gates engineers analyse the failure modes of OE designs and make any necessary adjustments to match the performance of the original tensioner and idler or even outperform it.
- Unique sealing prevents contamination of internal parts
- Chrome-silicone torsion spring for improved flex fatigue characteristics
- Special damping mechanism designed to increase belt and tensioner life
- Solid pulleys reduce surface wear
- Premium precision bearings minimise friction for reduced bearing wear and noise