Self-Adjusting Clutch eliminates adjustment-related downtime.

Press Release Summary:

Available for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, Euclid® self-adjusting 15.5 in. clutch comes in 15.5 x 2 in. models with 7 springs or 9 springs in 4- and 6-paddle options. Over-adjustment prevention technology is standard, and Actively Expanding Seal (AES) provides anti-contamination enclosure. Self-locking worm gear ensures positive adjustment, and reset procedure, if required, does not require clutch removal.

Original Press Release:

Meritor Expands Its Euclid® Clutch Portfolio to Include Self-Adjusting 15.5" Model

Euclid Catalog Updated to Include New Clutch

FLORENCE, Ky. – Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) continues to grow its aftermarket clutch offering by adding a self-adjusting 15.5" model to its current Euclid® line for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

Customers can purchase the new clutch, which includes 15.5" x 2" models with seven springs or nine springs in four- and six-paddle options, from warehouse distributors stocking Euclid-branded parts. All units are new with no core charge. The clutch offers end users a 24-month/unlimited mileage warranty against defects in material and workmanship.

"The self-adjusting model helps round out our Euclid clutch portfolio by offering more options to end users, especially those looking to avoid manual clutch adjustments," said Jessica Sendelbach, product manager, Drivetrain for Meritor. "The new unit is technician- friendly and offers ease of installation while eliminating the downtime typically associated with regular clutch adjustments."

Unique features of the self-adjusting model include:

--  New over-adjustment prevention technology

--  Patent-pending Actively Expanding Seal (AES) provides anti-contamination enclosure

--  Self-locking worm gear to ensure positive adjustment

--  Installation employing the same procedure used for installing manually adjusted clutches

--  Simple reset procedure (if required) that does not require clutch removal

The Euclid clutch catalog has been updated to include the self-adjusting clutch and features the specification and ordering process for customers, visuals with component descriptions, flywheel gauge and adjustment tool instructions and current cross reference details. The catalog also features a comprehensive offering of accessories, including an easily installable, two-piece hinge clutch brake.

For more information about the Euclid self-adjusting clutch, visit Meritor's online catalog and ordering system, Order the catalog at Meritor's Literature on Demand site ( and search for Euclid Clutches for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Applications (PB-1245).

About Meritor

Meritor, Inc. is a leading global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. With more than a 100-year legacy of providing innovative products that offer superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-highway, defense, specialty and aftermarket customers around the world. Meritor is based in Troy, Mich., United States, and is made up of more than 9,000 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 18 countries. Common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company's website at


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