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.