DriveAlign tensioners

Gates is the second largest OE manufacturer of automatic tensioners in the world. Our range of OE-quality DriveAlign® tensioner units is the most complete of any automotive market player. Gates DriveAlign® tensioners 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 or even outperform it.

Performance and fit equal to or better than the original

  • 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