DENVER—Gates Corp., a manufacturer of power transmission and fluid power components, has launched a new software platform for the design, engineering and modeling of belt-drive systems for a range of applications.
The new platform, known as Gates Design Power, uses multiple digital design tools to create the belt-drive system. The intent is to make the design process easier and more robust, while improving safety, operating costs and energy consumption, Gates said.
"At Gates we are committed to relentless innovation and finding ways to make our customers' lives easier," said Tom Pitstick, chief marketing officer and senior vice president of strategic planning for Gates. "Digital innovation is as important as product innovation in making this happen.