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Power Take-Off Clutch page 14 Dry Double Clutch X2C® page 15 ConAct®/XAct Pneumatic Clutch Actuation page 16 RELEASER page 18 Clutch Facings page 19 Dual Mass Flywheel page 20 Torsional Damper page 22 DynaDamp page 23 HRTD – Belt Pulley Torsional Damper page 24 Clutch for Auxiliary Drives page 25 EVERYTHING IN SIGHT: ZF OVERALL EXPERTISE page 26 FOR COMMERCIAL VEHICLES 2 3 . THE RELIABLE PARTNER. From the small- est bus up to the biggest coach and from Contents the lightest van up to heavy duty trucks. as well as the driver. Powertrain innovations beyond tomorrow Clutch systems page 4 page 6 ZF ensures a quick. to make their daily work easier and cost-efficient. Clutch systems. transmissions and other ZF com- ponents help the vehicle owner. In all regions of the world the amount of goods as well as the number of people being transport- ed day by day is rapidly increasing. safe and cost-effective Clutch Disc page 8 transportation with reliable and innovative Torsional damper 285 Torsional damper InLine® page 9 page 9 products designed for the individual needs Clutch Cover page 10 of every application and every region Twin-Disc Clutch XTend® Wear Compensation page 12 page 13 around the world – today and tomorrow.

is consis- tently promoted. weight. globally applicable module systems for commercial vehicles. emissions. and service are our point of Performance – comfort – environmental protection. Here ZF has taken the lead and responsibility – demonstrating expertise in generating compre- hensive solutions with its integrated driveline systems. in a short time economically feasible. tailored supply and guaran- ing change at a fundamental level. innovation. developed and delivered by ZF. Suppliers are tee. safety. life cycle costs. with the vehicle manufacturers. fuel consumption. To achieve these objectives. while at Avoiding waste by remanufacturing as well as the same time performance.POWERTRAIN INNOVATIONS BEYOND TOMORROW Powertrain solutions for all purposes The demands placed on suppliers are undergo. 4 5 . Powertrain components and increasingly expected to integrate components reference for the daily work at all locations. establishing tangible added value. Therefore. sures the highest possible environmental sustain- innovative solutions and new products are es. sential. and instal- lation space will continue to be lowered. ability for all ZF products. meet the wide- mastered in close developmental partnerships system are the respective product requirements spread challenges of the highly complex interface between engine and transmission. and driving the use of completely recyclable materials en- comfort will rise. this system approach pur- sued in the development and production of our new. highly innovative products and technolo- gies. With into complex systems – a task that can only be help of an intelligent. In the future. Quality.

The clutch is exposed manufacturers. is designed to offer the perfect solution for the very different needs in the transportation industry across the globe. Last but not Single.to heavy-duty reliable disengagement and engage. the system interfaces in the design. mercial vehicle components. ZF All core components are developed www. ness. www. a ZF clutch system. always the right partner No matter which application.zf. maxi. the clutch is an overload pro- ZF for push. The ZF commercial vehicle modu.and pull-type actuation tection device intended to protect ensure a high level of cost effective. the valuable powertrain as a whole. wear of the clutch facing leads to duty delivery trucks through buses changes in the force and travel con- and coaches up to heavy automated ditions. and vibrational damping decades of experience in develop. ment partnerships with all leading Early awareness of market trends across the globe MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BUSES Global presence in development and production tion space.zf.com/buses 6 7 . to many highly dynamic influences.com/trucks and produced in-house mum service life without loss of has decisive advantages due to Development partnerships with vehicle comfort. sold under the traditional and renowned brand name “Sachs”. the system-related clutch for every vehicle from light. Crucial to the cost-effectiveness of The demands placed on modern a clutch system are the interplay COMMERCIAL VEHICLE CLUTCH TECHNOLoGY FROM THE MARKET LEADER clutch systems are high: rapid and of all components and control of Complete product range from light. in the clutch design. pleasant Particularly in the area of com.and twin-disc clutches from least. which must be considered construction site dump trucks. special applications MORE INFORMATION ABOUT TRUCKS/LCV and ergonomic operation. manufacturers worldwide using the smallest possible installa. Clutches available for standard as well as ment of the torque flow.Clutch Systems Clutch systems “Made by ZF”. lar clutch system offers the perfect In particular.

a signifi- YOU MIGHT CALL IT A SOFTY cant reduction of the spring stiffness. In order to meet to a 254 mm damper mines the disc diameter as well as the dimensioning of todays and future market demands. To compensate this trend. of the entire powertrain. But operating a vehicle at a lower clutches. is one of the most heavily stressed com. The size of the torsional Torsional Damper InLine® damper and the dimensioning of the spring rates Thanks to its sophisticated modular system.000 Nm the torsional damper. New type of torsional damper to fulfill the market transmission. The significance of the torsional two brand new types of torsional dampers to lift the damper is constantly rising since it is the tuning ele. With each spring stage comprising its own friction device. had become necessary. additional potential for torsional damper tuning is given. ability of noise reduction and comfort improvement to ment for optimizing the torsional vibration properties the next level. of the powertrain. and the clutch fac. despite of rising Stiffness reduction up to 40% compared The level of the engine torque to be transmitted deter. In case of independent spring stages that open a wide variety noise problems during idling. The 5 spring design provides an increased angular damper displacement and therefore a best- sliding hub. ZF is able are defined by different criteria. its working range closer to the resonance frequency able a smooth drive-off.Clutch Disc Torsional Damper 285 The clutch disc. engine torques. Through the innovative combination of a 254 mm and a 212 mm torsional damper. at the interface between engine and Modern powertrains more and more use down. The cushion springs ensure of the torsional damper in the clutch disc by shifting powertrains. the ZF InLIne® offers two irregularities that occur play a major role. the rotational for every type of requirement. THE FLEXIBLE ONE MODULAR DESIGN FOR ALL NEEDS The modular design with different torsional damper Two independent main damper spring stages sizes permits individual tuning to every application Friction devices in each spring stage open Approved for engine torques above 3.500 Nm additional tuning options Special cushion-spring technology Suitable for engine torques up to 4.000 Nm for high drive-off comfort Optional predamper to eliminate noise problems during idling SIZES OF TORSIONAL DAMPERS for medium and heavy duty trucks and buses Ø 188 mm Ø 212 mm Ø 232 mm Ø 254 mm Ø 285 mm InLine 254/212 mm Clutch disc 430 WGTZ with 254 mm torsional damper and predamper 8 9 . engine speed automatically increases the workload in-class comfort performance for high efficient ings with cushion springs. the ZF clutch discs can of tuning opportunities to eliminate noise and vibra- be equipped with an additional predamper. the torsional damper. a prolongation of the engagement travel and thus en. Besides the already to equip commercial vehicles with the optimal clutch mentioned maximum engine torque. ZF has developed Suitable for engine torques up to 4. tion problems. speeding as a measure to increase fuel efficiency and demand for high performance dampers in 430 mm ponents in the powertrain and consists of the toothed reduce CO2 emission.

the vehicle can still be driven sure plate as well as the clamp load and release load of without trouble. and. being to their pretensioning. it is important for a cost-effective service Housing The clamp load of the diaphragm spring determines the life that the friction heat is conducted quickly through maximum transmittable engine torque as well as the the mass of the pressure plate. which substantially lengthens the service life of the facing. they lift the pressure plate when developed and produced in-house. the clutch starts to important factors such as the heat capacity of the pres. the tangential leaf springs and the pres. However. Due With the diaphragm spring. tence to comply with newly arising demands. Diaphragm spring The diaphragm spring ensures high operating comfort Since the facing temperature is a crucial factor in the with its shape. as a core component. ZF has the compe- the clutch is released. The transmissions (AMT) implies new and different require- housing and the pressure plate are connected by riveted ments on the release load characteristic of clutches. leaf springs. as wear increases. it falls steeply: the clutch slip tells the driver that the clutch has to be replaced. the diaphragm spring fingers. reaches its minimum thickness. The reinforced pressure plate of the heavy-duty clutch con- siderably increases the heat capacity so that the temperature of the friction surface rises more slowly even during heavy usage. material and well-tuned characteristics. the so-called tangential leaf springs. facing wear. Clutch cover characteristic curves The characteristic curve of the diaphragm spring Force [N] is designed to ensure that after the intended facing wear is reached the clamp load has the same height as in new condition. replaced before downtimes occur. This ensures that the clutch can be the diaphragm spring are considered. to fall again. Release load Clutch in worn Clutch in new Travel [mm] condition condition Pull-type clutch MFZ 430 Push-type clutch MF 430 10 11 . For the dimensioning of the clutch cover. Reinforced Diaphragm springs are belleville springs with integrated The rapidly growing number of automated manual pressure plate actuating levers. slip slightly. From this Clamp load point on.Clutch Cover MFZ 430 HD Cross section of MFZ 430 HD The clutch cover is screwed to the flywheel and. necessary release load. when The diaphragm spring characteristic is designed so that engaged. transmits the engine torque to the clutch disc clutch-facing wear cause the clamp load to rise at first via the housing. When the facing sure plate.

When the clutch engages. SAE-2 and SAE-3 crucial influence on the load conditions in the system. This substantially extends the service life. The decrease in facing thickness has a so that the system is again set to the optimum installa- Suitable for engine torque levels of up to ~ 3. avoiding maintenance costs for clutch replacement under difficult conditions. wear from diaphragm spring movement: The facing gradients and frequent maneuvering can be part of high thermal absorption capacity they are by their nature subject to wear. but even if treated carefully. Long slipping times of the clutch Excellent separating properties thanks to service life is not just a matter of making the facings the intermediate-plate control mechanism generate heat. rough terrain – the clutch is subject The quality and service life of clutch facings have XTend® meets this challenge by decoupling facing FOR THOSE WHO LIKE TO PLAY IN THE DIRT to extreme loads here.800 Nm With twice the number of friction surfaces and a Pull. And dis. smooth torque build-up The intelligent ZF intermediate-plate control mecha- nism ensures reliable interruption of the power flow for both discs when disengaging the clutch.Twin Disc Clutch XTend® Wear Compensation Heavy vehicles. tion point.and push type versions for SAE-1. because the maximum possible stroke When the clutch is released. In contrast to the conventional clutch. the release system no longer has to be reserved For pull-type and push-type clutch covers Independent of cushion-spring or diaphragm-spring characteristics Completely exchangeable with conventional clutches Maintenance-free Pull-type twin-disc clutch MFZ 2/400 Pull-type twin-disc clutch GMFZ 2/380 Push type MF430 XTend® 12 13 . the greater heat absorption capacity. the two clutch Economical through the avoidance of clutch changes discs also grip uniformly and without jolting. All forces in the system remain constant. Good automation capability thanks to especially and therefore also the necessary pedal effort. a twin-disc clutch bellhousings available The diaphragm spring changes its position. Two torsional dampers offer high potential performed by the diaphragm spring imposes a limit on and the diaphragm spring returns to its original position for decoupling vibrations this in practice. which wear volume of the facings can be considerably in- can “keep cool” and protect its friction facings even Lower life-cycle costs due to longer service life and means that the release and clamping loads increase creased. which increases wear on the facings to and a common hub for the two discs thicker. the adjustment ring rotates a disproportionate degree. Defined control AUTOMATIC WEAR COMPENSATION of the intermediate-plate makes sure that each disc has FOR A LONGER CLUTCH LIFE sufficient lift. Extending the reduction is registered every time the clutch is engaged. where drive-offs on extreme Long service life due to large facing volume and increased considerably. however. no rise in release load in the event of facing wear tributing the engine torque over two torsional dampers Axial installation space for the wear travel in effectively reduces the noise level in the powertrain. the daily routine.

Fast and comfort. fire extinguisher auxiliary drives. One the most likely suitable gear. these draw. While driving in the actual gear. up to maximum engine torque downspeeding. The power trans. 3.g. operation of the vehicle clutch and the power take-off sion can offer. e. tinuous operation and high power transmission up to Integrated. need for torsional vibration reduction. es are drives for cement mixer drums. special able shifting without torque interruption or speed loss at lower engine speeds will automatically multiply the double clutches with cast housings and independent are the essential benefits that a double clutch transmis. The auxiliary drive can be operated independently measure to achieve this target is the reduction of the done by just opening one clutch and closing the other of clutch actuation. and comfort. ConAct® release cylinder. two-stage torsional damper in auxiliary lower speeds immediately will increase the number of drive reduces vibrations the full engine torque. The ZF dry double clutch X2C® is designed for the use from the start of the engine and can be operated when Also available in other sizes But every gear change results in a loss of driving speed in heavy duty powershift transmissions. losing the previously gained advantages. The gearshift itself is than pumps. and cable winches. even above the vehicle is stationary or moving. performance torsional damper disc.000 Nm engine torque. The module itself consists mission to the auxiliary drive is independent of the of two friction clutches in combination with a double vehicle clutch. both in stationary and moving vehicles Power take-off via the auxiliary drive possible average engine operation speed – commonly known as and thereby moving the flow of torque from one gear- The ZF power take-off clutches are designed for con. For use with gearboxes with engine-dependent sion regulation. the focus is changing more and more already preselects. since operating For agricultural and construction machines. Typical use cas. according to the driving situation. especially on uphill gradients. The auxiliary drive is operational Also available as a twin-disc clutch necessary gear changes. With the use of a powershift transmission. are available. Each clutch contains a high backs can be completely eliminated. operating the engine at wheel to another without any tangible interruption.Power Take-off Clutch Dry Double Clutch X2C® Auxiliary drives allow the engine torque to be used for After the successful introduction of the Euro 6 emis. ZF NMV 221 towards better fuel economy and CO2 reduction. the transmission POWER FOR EVERY MISSION other jobs than just driving the vehicle. Nevertheless. SEAMLESS POWER and Comfort Shifting without torque interruption No loss of vehicle speed during gear changes Possibility for downspeeding Increased fuel economy Reduced CO2 emission Improved comfort during gear changes GMFZ 430 N Power take-off clutch Clutch for agricultural applications Dry double clutch X2C® and double ConAct® 14 15 . compressors.

transmissions can be implemented on the basis of a clutch- by-wire system using the ConAct® cylinder. Dynamic CLUTCH RELEASE SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATED TRANSMISSIONS Reduced number of components and system weight Available in two different sizes The ability to control AMT applications is improved by the low number of friction points and the avoidance of play The actuation direction. Clutch cover cal and hydraulic connections as well as the clutch ing driving situations such as maneuvering.and direct clutch actuation. the fork. Further. They have to exert high pedal loads and concentrate clutch pedal is communicated to the system-integrated con- on gear selection.ConAct® pNEUMATIC cLUTCH aCTUATION ConAct® System Design ZF has replaced the common fork type actuation with ConAct® is suitable for fully automatic operation and Flywheel the clutch booster. ConAct® remarkably improves medium duty commercial vehicles. and the releaser by a pneu. starting on booster. conventional clutch systems have to be generously dimensioned in order to ensure vehicle mobility For the driver. however. the system automatically de- input shaft. or starting on a slippery ConAct® more. points. with every interface increasing the solenoid valve regulates the clutch actuation by means risk of failure. and clutch engagement trol and the clutch is accordingly engaged or disengaged. Deviations from “ideal operation” lead to increased Additional software features avoid clutch misuse or allow clutch wear. For the fleet owner. termines the ideal release position – even for challeng. the usual hydraulic systems contain a large num. Controlled by the vehicle‘s electronics. there is no noticeable difference between the even in the event of incorrect operation. For safety extended clutch functions. protection from incorrect operation means fewer Reliable clutch actuation suitable for everyday use in manual clutch changes and thus more profitable vehicle operation. no hydraulic fluid needed XAct Clutch-by-wire Conventional clutch control requires drivers to do a lot of Additionally to the AMT infrastructure. to clutch failure. engine speed. surface. or in the worst case. parallel to the axle. therefore. saving weight and installation length. of the pneumatic ConAct® cylinder. XAct system and a conventional clutch. an incline with a heavy load. This permits the elimination of all mechani. reasons. the controllability of the clutch in AMT applications. reduces the load on the release bearing Simplified transmission assembly by means of the push-type Sensor clutch and the high degree of component integration Environmental friendly. the ber of components. clutch-by-wire applications. ConAct® pneumatic clutch actuation cylinder ConAct® for medium duty applications 16 17 . the position of the work. The ZF pneumatic release cylinder ConAct® is designed And with its low number of system components and the TCU/ECU for push-type diaphragm spring clutches in heavy. the danger of Valve clutch overload caused by the driver is eliminated. In the application with matic release cylinder concentric with the transmission automatic transmissions.

itself to the axis of the clutch cover. compacted The use of plastic sliding sleeves eliminates leaser rests on the tips of the diaphragm spring. which are wound. constant coefficient of friction Smooth engagement performance High heat resistance against fading Low wear rate High speed stability No deformation tendencies Environmentally compatible in production and materials. mercury and formance grease. ensures a complete maintenance free operation. In push-type actuation systems. comfortable drive-off and gear-shifting. ensure smooth and comfortable clutch Special requirements are placed on heat resistance: engagement. comfort. friction coefficient. demands for a high friction and baked in a complex process.and pull-type clutches If the friction surface temperature exceeds 300°C. In this way. as ingly. solvent free Clutch facings for all applications available Approvals from all big vehicle manufacturers Pull-type releaser KZISZ-5 Push-type releaser KZIS-4 with plastic sliding sleeve ZF clutch facing 18 19 . pull-type systems. saving the money for a regular service. burst resistance. together with the plastic sliding hexavalent chromium) and are produced without sleeve. the clutch disc. The commercial vehicle clutch facings from ZF meet toluene or chlorinated organic solvents. the re. organic facings are used for also reinforced by brass. The bearings are self-centering to compensate coefficient. These cushion springs between the facing and stressed release bearing. 2000/53/EG (free of lead. for axle offsets well as a long service life – if treated correctly – can be The facings are usually riveted or bonded onto cushion Experience in ball bearing technology since 1895 Dust and deposits are a particular hazard for the highly met. coated fibers made of glass and synthetic materials. as a lifetime lubrication and are maintenance-free and a few regional markets. With very as rubber and synthetic resin as well as extrusion at engine speed. and fading stability in an The self-centering ability allows the bearing to adjust outstanding manner. agricultural tractors. All facings used by ZF comply with the EU Directive bearing as well as a lifetime lubrication with high per. cadmium. which makes assembly somewhat more complex. Modern ZF releasers for push. COMFORT FOR A LONG SERVICE LIFE High. This. which is rotating For pull. Wear or breakage is avoided. The release bearing must absorb high The bearings are equipped with contact seals as well few exceptions. springs.Releaser Clutch Facings The classic releaser transmits the force of the static Friction facings are the crucial element for a stable and Clutch facings consist of organic bonding agents such MAINTENANCE FREE CLUTCH ACTUATION release fork to the diaphragm spring. such as in racing. the are equipped with contact seals on both sides of the clutch begins to slip (fading) together with an increas. ing damage of the friction material. all requirements concerning wear. thus compensating for misalignment between the engine and transmission shafts. but in the need to grease the sliding seat dry clutches.and push-type clutch actuation systems well definable transmission of driving power. the releaser must be locked accord. axial forces.

200 8 600 600 Dual Mass Flywheel 430 mm 20 21 .400 0 Order 2 1. This means Secondary flywheel rotational irregularities. the demands that the resonance speed of the Dual Mass Flywheel – Clutch cover are increasing for noise reduction and comfort as well in contrast to conventional clutch discs with torsional as the protection of the transmission and vibration-sen.000 1.500 1. The flywheel mass is divided into a primary and a secondary mass.400 0 Order 2 1.200 1. A highly efficient.800 2. If the The axial space requirements for a Dual Mass Flywheel torsional damper in the clutch disc is not sufficient to with clutch are similar to those for a twin-disc clutch.000 500 500 0 00 2. Clutch disc sitive vehicle components. with the secondary flywheel mounted to the primary fly- wheel by a bearing that allows it to rotate. making rattling and booming a thing of the past. dampers – lies below the engine’s idle speed.Dual Mass Flywheel Dual Mass Flywheel System Design A-A Higher torques and stricter emission controls are lead.800 2.400 Engine speed [rpm] 2 4 Engine speed [rpm] Order 4 6 1.400 Engine speed [rpm] 2 4 Engine speed [rpm] Order 4 6 1. Thus the Dual Mass Flywheel can usually be integrated the Dual Mass Flywheel ensures outstanding decou.000 2 Approved for engine torques above 3. Primary flywheel damp engine vibrations in critical engine speed ranges. The Dual Mass Flywheel from ZF decouples engine vibrations in an ideal manner. grease-filled spring and damping ing to an increasing excitation of the powertrain by system operates between the two masses.800 6 8 1. All this requires extremely high-performance torsional damping systems. Comparison of rotational irregularities at the transmission input shaft THE TOP OF THE LINE DAMPER Clutch disc with torsional damper Outstanding decoupling of engine irregularities High drive comfort Reduction of transmission loads For clutches up to Ø 430 mm 2. pling over the entire rpm range.800 6 8 1.500 Excitation Excitation 1.000 1.500 1.000 500 500 0 00 2. into existing powertrain configurations.200 8 600 600 Dual Mass Flywheel 2.500 Nm [rad/S 1.000 ] 2] [rad/S 2.000 ] 2] [rad/S 2. At the same time.000 2 [rad/S 1.500 Excitation Excitation 1.200 1.

spline profile to match the drive shaft. and these higher demands placed on decoupling torsional tiple compression springs. Vibrational decoupling can there. considerable increase in the ability to reduce rotational peaks as well as operational irregularities away from right torsional damper size and spring set. regularities in the powertrain increases. By selecting the increased strain on the powertrain and also causes dis. This in turn higher levels of wear. the DynaDamp provides a further of using a torsional damper is to keep engine torque sion input shaft and a friction device. If the forces operat.000 Nm. For Because the spring sets are designed to consist of mul- hydrostatic drive has a torsional damper that ensures fore be adapted in optimum fashion to the vehicle. driv. This places grease damping. the combination of different “peace and quiet” in the vehicle. combined with speed-dependent include a separating and starting clutch. This allows vibrational decoupling to be opti- powertrain components would also show considerably nal bolt-on area and by selecting the corresponding mally adjusted to individual applications. The DynaDamp is integrated between the engine and greatly reduces ignition-related rotational irregularities. The purpose movement between the crankshaft and the transmis. the powertrain and connected units. The torsional damper is integrated into the respective DynaDamp torsional damper is available for engines can thus be adapted in ideal form to individual require- ing comfort would be noticeably reduced and the installation space by a simple adjustment of the exter. and uses the same technology as the bolt-on torsional damper that builds on the technology established Dual Mass Flywheel to decouple torsional in clutch discs with torsional damping. A standard solution today for de. Reducing these rotational irregularities. characteristic turbing noises in the vehicle. vibrations.Torsional Damper DynaDamp Torsional dampers are placed behind the engine as The torsional damper consists of a set of coil springs For especially critical applications. vibrations reliably and at a high level. curves can be adjusted to meet the individual needs of irregularities is thus a central task in order to protect mercial vehicle with a power-shift transmission or specific applications. with torque levels above 3. coupling torsional vibrations in powertrains is to use a the powertrain. ignition-related rotational irregularities can be reduced. THE TORSIONAL DAMPER THAT LASTS VIBRATION DAMPING ON THE HIGHEST LEVEL Enhanced driving comfort and protection for powertrain Multi-stage spring characteristic curves possible assemblies due to reduced engine vibrations Speed-dependent damping due to grease filling Low installation space requirements Enhanced driving comfort and protection of powertrain Easy to integrate in a wide range of powertrains assemblies due to reduced engine vibrations Thermal stability over the entire service life via Easy to integrate in a wide range of powertrains the use of heat-resistant steel springs Thermal stability over the entire service life Superior product quality via the use of large-scale Superior product quality via the use of large-scale series technology series technology Torsional damper 254 mm DynaDamp for SAE-1 applications 22 23 . Thus every com. torsional dampers Due to the placement of the torsional damping springs vibrational dampers when the powertrain does not positioned in windows that allow an amount of rotary can reach their limits when the level of rotational ir. ZF DynaDamp is the right solution. the powertrain and to increase driving comfort. The springs can enable multi-stage characteristic curves and ing in the powertrain area were not countered. ments. with a large radius.

outstanding vibration with three discs. Based on the Low stiffness for outstanding rotational operation from the start of the vehicle and consume the compressor when not needed technology of the tried and tested Dual Mass Flywheel. Simple adaptation to compressor and gear train auxiliary drives. there is practically no wear. Since the clutch is flooded with engine insulation is achieved. the compressor continues to run and maintains the supply of compressed air. thus protecting belts and Cost efficient design via the use of large-scale a reduced pressure level. cylinder and the clutch itself. series parts from Dual Mass Flywheels of engine possible With the new clutch for auxiliary assemblies. such as compressors. The normally-closed design of the clutch ensures that. thus also reducing CO2 emissions. consisting of a lamella set In combination with a spring set. are continuously in Avoidance of drag losses by switching off the high cost of replacement vehicles. in the event of a control malfunction.5 l fuel per 100 km Grease filling for damping and lifetime lubrication Normally-closed design as clutch safety concept the hydraulic belt pulley torsional damper eliminates Maintenance-free are filled.g. vibration decoupling energy. resulting in dissatisfied customers and Multi-stage spring characteristics possible vehicle. oil during operation. Belt pulley torsional damper Air compressor clutch 24 25 . As soon as the compressed-air reservoir tanks Savings potential up to 0.HRTD – Belt Pulley Clutch for auxiliary drives Torsional Damper Belt damage is a common cause of interruptions to e. the compressor is completely separated from the engine by opening the clutch when the cut-out pressure is reached. The multi-disc clutch ensures a reduction in fuel con- sumption by engaging and disengaging the compressor to meet demand. Conventional auxiliary assemblies in the commercial PROTECTION FOR THE BELT ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY AND COST EFFICIENT bus journeys. conventional compressors continue to run at Design with optimized oil cooling and lubrication vibrations in the belt drive. The unit comprises a pneumatically actuated Vibrational Decoupling The pulley is divided into a primary and a secondary mass. for example.

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