Gemex is a hydraulically adjustable and mechanically lockable motor platform, which allows technicians to check and, if necessary, to adjust the belt‘s tension in the easiest and most efficient way. In 2 minutes your belts are replaced, no realignment is needed. It will reduce your maintenance & energy costs and increase the life cycle of your equipment.

Gemex Belt Tensioning System

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The Gemex hydraulic belt tensioning system is designed to be compatible with all designs and types of existing belt tensioning systems. The Gemex system is easy to use and comes with many benefits:

Energy Savings

  • 5 to 10% energy savings
  • ROI of ±1 year


Ease of Maintenance

  • Improved safety for maintenance operators
  • Belts can be adjusted during production
  • Belt replacement within 2 minutes
  • No alignment required
  • Easy access and maintenance
  • No special education necessary, everybody can use Gemex


Available for all applications

  • Installation possible on every existing frame
  • All types of belts
  • Horizontal / vertical
  • All industries that use belt applications



Since 1998, over 8000 Gemex systems have been installed worldwide in all industries that use belt driven applications, like (petro)chemistry, pulp and paper, food, energy, pharmaceutics, steel, etc. Common examples of applications are: Centrifugal Fans, Fin Fans, Cooling Banks & Towers, Pumps, Compressors, Conveyors, Centrifuges & Mixers and Crushers. In addition, many belt tensioning systems have been customized to fit the customer’s needs and particular environment.

Traditional Belt Tensioning Systems
Maintenance Partners Gemex - Traditional Bolt Tensioning Systems



As the pictures above show, traditional belt tensioning systems face a number of disadvantages:

  • Rust and corrosion
  • Alignment
  • Difficulty of access
  • Time to change and adjust belts
  • Scaffolding is often required
  • Life cycle of belts and pulleys

Gemex vs Traditional System Comparison

Maintenance Partners Gemex - Traditional vs Gemex Belt Tensioning System


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The photo gallery below shows a selection of the systems that have been installed at Maintenance Partners’ customers:



Contact us

Would you like to know more about the alternative for your traditional belt tensioning system and how it can improve your safety, productivity and reliability? Contact us for more information or a pilot project to test the Gemex system at your facilities. Call us at: +32(0)3541 71 40 or send us a message via the form below:

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