- Complete and comprehensive repair solutionsfor professional replacement of the tractor clutch
- The LuK Tractor portfolio consists of Double& SingleClutches, Clutch Discs, RepSet and Lever KITs
- Assurance of OE quality with prolonged operating life
- Huge expansion in range of tractor products
Chennai May 13, 2019: Schaeffler’s Automotive Aftermarket division offers expanded range of repair solutions for tractor clutches under LuK brand. LuK is the leading manufacturer of clutch technology, supplying to all major tractor manufacturers (OEM) worldwide and in India. The LuK Tractor portfolio offers one stop solution for tractor market by providing Double &Single Clutches, Clutch Discs, RepSet and Lever KITs. To match the increasing demand of tractor segment, LuK added 70 more references in the aftermarket in last 6 months.To complement the range extension, LuK clutch is now available in more than 350 distribution point across India.
Explaining the new offerings Mr. Debasish Satpathy, Vice President, Automotive Aftermarket, Schaeffler India, said, “India tractor market has seen tremendous growth in last few years, on the back of rising inclination of farmers towards high powered tractors to increase productivity. Schaeffler recognizes the crucial requirement of tractorsto ensure consistent performance while operating round the clock on the fields. These tractors parts & service solution require long service life and cost effectiveness as they are designed to meet the special demands of agricultural businesses.The noise and vibration reducing attributes of these components by LuKensuresa consistently smooth drive, while guaranteeing better damping characteristics at all engine speeds.”
He further added “Being the innovator of LuK double clutch, Schaeffler Automotive Aftermarket provides an intelligent solution for the replacement of tractor clutches.Its unique design utilizes the latest clutch technology for improved cooling & heat dispersal.Also, it increases service life due to an extended wear reserve of the internal diaphragm spring and extra safety feature in PTO clutch.”
For the tractor segment, identifying the right spare part can often be a tricky and time-consuming task. In many cases, it is difficult to determine what partsare needed until the removal of the old clutch. In addition to this, complex links and number of possible part combinationsmakes the job even more challenging.All this information or data cannot be fitted into a single document thereby Schaeffler’s Automotive Aftermarket division has deriveda way to collect thelarge amount of data, processes it and then successfully transfersit into a catalog(www.repxpert.com)& mobile application format (Parts4U). This makes identifying the right parts easy, fast, and precise.
About Schaeffler India Limited (formerly known as FAG Bearings India Limited)
Schaeffler has been present in India for over 50 years. With 3 well known product brands LuK, INA and FAG, 4 manufacturing plants and 19 sales offices, Schaeffler has a significant presence in India. Schaeffler is among the largest Industrial and Automotive supplier with sales of INR 45.6 billion in 2018 and around 3,000 employees. The manufacturing plants in Maneja and Savli (Vadodara), produce a vast range of ball bearings, cylindrical roller bearings, spherical roller bearings and wheel bearings that are sold under the brand name of FAG. The plant at Talegaon near Pune, manufactures engine and powertrain components for front accessory drive system, chain drive systems, valve train, gear shift systems and a range of needle roller bearings and elements, under the brand INA.
The fourth manufacturing location is based out of Hosur, producing a wide range of clutches and hydraulic clutch release systems for passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles and tractors sold under the brand of LuK. Schaeffler also has the largest after-market networks serving the industrial and automotive customers. All of this is backed by dedicated engineering, research and development support based in India in support of product teams.