A safe chrome (VI)-free surface protection of hydraulic fittings is what Gates EMB now offers under the new brand label and quality sign: NanoProtect™. Being compliant to the EU directive 2000/53/EG and the EU Directive 2002/95/EG for the automotive industry, this surface technology is environmentally-friendly and reduces recycling costs. Because of its innovative surface protection with attractive silver-grey appearance, the NanoProtect™ protection offers a high degree of resilience with resistance against hydraulic media. Furthermore, its friction coefficient guarantees 100% function by using Gates EMB assembly instruction. No use of oil necessary.