1954-01-01

TORQUE CONVERTER For Industrial and Commercial Vehicles 540216

TORQUE converters have many advantages for industrial and commercial vehicles. Some of those listed by the author are:
  1. 1.
    Smooth acceleration.
  2. 2.
    Engine need not be declutched when it is unloaded or idling.
  3. 3.
    More horsepower delivered at low output speeds and during acceleration, compared with conventional transmissions.
  4. 4.
    Operator mistakes of improper gear selection and missing of shifts are reduced to a minimum.
  5. 5.
    Load held to power source at all times.
  6. 6.
    Damping out of engine torsional vibration.
  7. 7.
    Increased life for drive train beyond transmission.
  8. 8.
    Cushioning of shock loads during starting and shifting, and of sudden increases in load.

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