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.

  • Availability
  • Reliability

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

  • LM/TM2500