TDI Clutch Upgrade - LM/TM2500
This upgrade to the hydraulic starter clutch allows the existing starting system to operate with improved reliability and availability. It replaces the Hilliard®clutch with a new, TDI® sprag clutch.
What Can Upgrading Do for You?
This retrofit upgrade kit will allow the existing start system to operate with an improved reliability and availability
- Reduce wear by over 400% through increased number of contact points (22 vs 3)
- Increase starting reliability - multiple contact points reduce the requirement for precise ramping speeds for successful clutch engagement
- Improved safety with a more robust design
- Increase availability by extending maintenance intervals from 10,000 hours to 25,000 hours
- 60% weight reduction over Hilliard clutch
Applicable Turbine Models