Eaton Fuller Advantage automated transmissions expanded

Eaton expands Fuller Advantage AMT for vocational applications

Eaton Corp. has expanded its series of Fuller Advantage automated overdrive models for vocational applications. Initially launched in other applications in 2013, Fuller Advantage transmissions offer many benefits compared to the UltraShift Plus including reduced weight, increased efficiency and lower maintenance costs.

“The Fuller Advantage automated transmission has proven to be extremely reliable,” said Evan Vijithakumara, Eaton’s product strategy manager. “Now it’s ready for vocational duty with 110,000 lb. GCW capability, six- and eight-bolt PTO openings, and driver confidence features such as Hill Start Aid and intelligent gear selection logic.”

Features of the Fuller Advantage series for vocational applications include urge to move, blended pedal and creep mode features for low-speed maneuverability. The transmissions also include the precision lubrication system, which reduces the oil churn energy losses found in traditional transmissions by nearly 33% according to Eaton. Additional weight savings have been achieved by replacing cast iron with aluminum for the shift bar housing (manual models), auxiliary section cover and range cylinder, Eaton added.

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