The torque converter is an essential component of an engine. Its principal function is to enable the engine to shift automatically between gears by converting power from the engine to torque. Because of this function, it is often difficult to determine whether a failing transmission or the torque converter causes an issue. The best thing to do to … [Read more...]
How to Test a Torque Converter
Clutch vs Torque Converter
If you work with heavy equipment in the industrial setting, two phrases you’re likely to have come across are “clutch” and “torque converter.” In this article, we will discuss their differences. Clutch vs. Torque Converter: Basic Definitions In heavy equipment used in industrial applications, such as forklifts, tractors and haulers, a … [Read more...]
What is a Torque Converter and How Does It Function?
If you have ever noticed how your vehicle seems to be consuming more gas than it used to; a full tank used to take you over a week, and now, you are hardly able to make it through a few days; then you might have to look into your torque converter. But what is a torque converter? In this blog, we will go over the following questions: What … [Read more...]
What Are the 4 Components of a Torque Converter?
Today, torque converters are used in many different industries, including automotive, construction, and more. These units are commonly used to provide torque amplification during a machine’s startup. They allow a machine’s engine to spin independently of a transmission. So, what happens when you experience issues with your torque converter? … [Read more...]
Brands We Carry
At Fitz Equipment, we carry units and parts from many of the best brands of industrial equipment. Need something on this list, or don't see the brand you need listed? Give us a call at 888-220-3489. FIP Torque Converters Fitz Roughneck Air Dryers Eaton Air Clutches Paragon Blowers Wittig Blowers Kaeser Portable Air … [Read more...]