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Eaton to offer Advantage series remanufactured clutch

The remanufactured Advantage clutches feature a strap drive intermediate plate design.

Eaton delivers aftermarket Advantage Series clutches

Eaton has begun production and shipping of the company’s recently upgraded line of aftermarket Eaton Advantage Self-Adjust and Eaton Easy Pedal Advantage heavy-duty clutches. Twenty-eight part numbers with a wide range of torque ratings up to 2,250 lb./ft. are now available for replacement service for all makes and models of heavy-duty trucks in North America.

What protects the driveline from the demands of today’s downsped engines?

The continued integration of powertrain components propels advancements in downspeeding as ratio speeds increase. In fact, Dana recently announced a new 2.47:1 axle ratio for the Spicer AdvanTek 40 tandem axle. Meritor’s new 14X HE tandem axle has ratios down to 2.15. According to Ken Hogan, Meritor’s vice president of rear drivetrain, approximately 25% of today’s