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Gates Launches MXT with XtraTuff Plus Cover

It offers compact size, light weight, flexibility and high performance.


Gates (Denver, CO) introduces MEGASys MXT with XtraTuff Plus cover (MXT-XTP), a universally applicable hydraulic hose, featuring Gates’ patent-pending wire-braid technology. MXT-XTP offers all the benefits of Gates’ industry-leading MXT hose – compact size, light weight, flexibility and high performance – with added durability from the company’s proven, industry-leading XtraTuff Plus (XTP) cover. Gates’ lightweight, high-performance MXT hose is proven in the factory and field, around the world, being specified in by OEMs and used repeatedly by replacement channels. Specifically:

  • It’s 25 percent lighter weight than conventional hoses, making it easier to lift and handle.
  • It’s up to 49 percent more flexible, allowing faster and more ergonomic installations.
  • Gates has enhanced the MXT hose with the optional XTP cover, maintaining MXT hose performance while adding 25 times the abrasion resistance and enhanced ozone resistance, as validated by a rigorous 800-hour ozone exposure test. 
  • As a universally applicable premium hydraulic hose, MXT-XTP is suitable for the most demanding fluid power challenges.

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