Equipment and Machinery

Gates® X-Series Hydraulic Hoses

X-Series

Gates X-Series Hydraulic Hoses designed for the demands of the earthmoving equipment industry.

The product of Gates materials science expertise, Gates MegaSys X-Series hydraulic hoses are engineered to deliver mission-critical performance in demanding and tough earthmoving equipment applications.

Gates product development teams have created innovative new products that deliver in four core areas:

Less weight

Gates designed these products to be lower weight for easier handling, quicker installation, and reduced equipment weight.

Easier Installation

Gates’ latest innovations require significantly less force to bend for safer, quicker, and less fatiguing routing and installation.

Advanced performance

The product of Gates’ materials science expertise, X-Series hoses exceed industry standards for performance and reliability.

Streamlined selection

Gates has qualified these latest innovations to multiple industry specifications – making it easier to know you have the right hose for the job.

The X-Series range includes:

New Gates Megasys MXG 5K Hydraulic Hoses

Recently launched in Australia and New Zealand, Gates MegaSys MXG 5K is a high-pressure 5000 psi hose, yet it is lighter and more flexible than traditional high-pressure equivalents thanks to Gates advanced XpiralTM technology.

Features:

  • MXG 5K is 350 bar (5075 psi) working pressure
  • Four layers of patented Xpiral woven spiral technology with high-tensile steel wire reinforcements
  • Excellent flexibility and lower force-to-bend for faster and more ergonomic installation (force-to-bend is 25% better and OD is 5% smaller)
  • Up to 20% lighter weight for easier handling and installation
  • Comes standard with XtraTuffTM Plus cover, providing 25X increased abrasion and 800+ hours of ozone resistance
  • Qualified with Gates Global SpiralTM (GS) couplings to 1,000,000 impulse cycles and with MegaCrimp couplings (-6 & -8) to 600,000 impulse cycles
  • Temperature Range: -40°C to +121°C
  • Available in sizes -6 to -16

Gates Megasys MXG 4K Hydraulic Hoses

Built with Gates proprietary Xpiral technology, MegaSys MXG 4K hose is lightweight, highly flexible, and qualified to ONE MILLION impulse cycles — it’s a drop-in replacement for conventional spiral hoses.

Features:

  • MXG 4K is 280 bar (4060 psi) working pressure
  • Four layers of patented Xpiral woven spiral technology with high-tensile steel wire reinforcements
  • Excellent flexibility and lower force-to-bend for faster and more ergonomic installation (force-to-bend is 40% better and OD is 8% smaller)
  • Up to 30% lighter weight for easier handling and installation
  • Comes Standard with XtraTuff Plus cover, providing 25X increased abrasion and 800+ hours of ozone resistance
  • Qualified with Gates Global Spiral (GS) couplings to 1,000,000 impulse cycles and with MegaCrimp couplings (-6 to -12) to 600,000 impulse cycles
  • Temperature Range: -40°C to +121°C
  • Available in sizes -6 to -16

Gates Megasys MXT with Xtratuff plus Cover Hydraulic Hoses MXT

Designed to address our customers’ evolving application challenges. Using materials science and process innovation, combined with a patent-pending construction, Gates offers a hydraulic solution that is lighter, stronger and more flexible. MXT is a universally applicable premium product offering performance above industry standards Its diversified application allows you to consolidate inventory while giving you exactly the hose you need, when you need it.

Features:

  • Braided high-tensile steel wire reinforcement • Gates XtraTuff Plus cover available on MXT (optional), providing increased abrasion and ozone resistance
  • More flexible with up to 40% lower force-to-bend for faster and more ergonomic installation
  • Up to 30% lighter weight for easier handling • Tested to 3X impulse criteria (600,000 cycles)
  • MXT / MXT-XTP compatible with Gates Global Spiral and MegaCrimp Couplings and Gates crimpers
  • Temperature Range: -40oC to +100oC • Available in sizes -4 to -16

For more product info, specs and downloads simply go to visit.gates.com/x-series.

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