Chennai 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.