Horton announces upgraded friction liners for high-torque DriveMaster® Spring-Engaged Fan Drive Applications

April 5, 2007
Horton, Inc. announces a product enhancement to its current friction liners for high-torque DriveMaster Spring-Engaged Fan Drive applications

Horton, Inc. announces a product enhancement to its current friction liners for high-torque DriveMaster Spring-Engaged Fan Drive applications. The liner material remains unchanged, but the new, innovative dual-lipped backing plate design stiffens the assembly to improve durability and reduce maintenance intervals.

The new liners will be available in March 2007 and will be installed in high-torque applications including DriveMaster PolarExtreme® and DriveMaster Two-Speed PolarExtreme Fan Drives, as well as in PolarExtreme Repair Kits that include a liner. With more than 55 years of industry experience, commitment to service, reliability and innovation, Horton is a premium worldwide provider of fan drives, fans, suspension products and wire form products. Horton’s comprehensive research and development processes are driven by a dedication to exceed the industry requirements today and in the future. The company has manufacturing plants in the United States and Germany, with a licensed manufacturing facility in Australia, and sales offices in the United States, Germany, Mexico, Brazil and Australia. Horton products include VMaster® Viscous Fan Drives, VMaster Ultra™ Viscous Fan Drives, DriveMaster Spring-Engaged Fan Drives, WindMaster® Fans, EC450® Electromagnetic Fan Drives, MagForce™ Electromagnetic Fan Drives, Klondike Series® Replacement Fan Clutches for the Kysor K22RA and repair kits for Kysor’s K22RA and K22FA, repair kits, remanufactured fan drives, Roller Bushing Suspension Products and Wire Form Products.

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