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Shift up into the next gear!

Shift up into the next gear!

The CTI Symposium North America is THE place to get updated on latest technical developments and applications on automotive transmissions for conventional and alternative drives. Exchange experiences, discuss technologies and strategies with automotive experts from USA, Asia and Europe.

Real World 3-Element Screening Test for Continuously Variable Transmission Lubricant Applications

Real World 3-Element Screening Test for Continuously Variable Transmission Lubricant Applications

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Lubricant technology can enable optimized CVT efficiency by providing the appropriate viscosity for pump operation along with the right amount of friction for the variator systems.  By increasing the friction at the belt-pulley contact the pulley clamping force can be reduced, thus also reducing the tensile stresses on push belt bands.

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A Schaeffler One-way Clutch to Meet Future Powertrain Needs

A Schaeffler One-way Clutch to Meet Future Powertrain Needs

 

schaeffler2012The demand for one-way clutches in planetary automatic transmissions continues with today’s modern architectures. There is a need for lower drag torque during freewheeling and a need to decrease mass, inertia and package space. There is even a need for a clutch that can freewheel in both directions or neither direction.

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