Meritor Inc. has unveiled its line of 14-in. and 15.5-in. clutches in standard and easy-pedal effort models, designed for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. Meritor says both models will be available under the company’s Euclid brand.
The Euclid 15.5-in. clutch assemblies are available with seven, eight, nine and 10 spring disc designs with torque ratings from 1250 to 2050 ft.-lbs., and the Euclid 14-in. clutch assemblies are available with torque ratings from 620 to 1400 ft.-lbs., the company says.
Features of the Euclid clutch offerings are said to include:
• VelveTouch ceramic clutch buttons
• An easy adjuster permitting fast, single-motion adjustment (standard on all 15.5-in. easy pedal effort models);
• All disc springs are treated with a cryogenic process, which greatly extends disc spring life
• A sealed throw-out bearing for increased lubrication intervals and longer clutch life