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Gates Corporation

Gates Corporation is one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-tech, high-performance automotive and industrial products, systems and components. Gates serves customers in the industrial markets with a full line of power transmission, hydraulic and industrial hose products. Typical food processing applications range from bucket elevators and belt conveyors, to pumps, dough mixers, bottling machines and meat grinders. No food processing operation can afford downtime these days, it can cost thousands of dollars in lost production per hour. One way to prevent costly downtime is the use of high quality Gates belt drive systems on your processing equipment and conveyor drive systems - from the introduction of raw materials to packaged products out the door. Belt drives offer many advantages, especially when compared to roller chain, and can solve a wide range of problems to help meet production goals and save money. With Gates Food Processing you solve a wide range of problems: - Lubrication and product contamination - Washdown - Rust contamination - Timing and synchronization - Drive location - Replacement Gates experienced engineering teams provide a high-level of application design and technical support to both OEM and MRO customers throughout the world. Contact your local Gates representative to maximize the service life of your belt drive system, enhance performance and create value for your drive investment. For higher throughput and increased uptime on your processing line visit www.gates.com/food

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