Bekaert is a valuable partner in your automotive applications. When you choose Bekaert for pawl clutch wire, you benefit from our advanced processes and customized manufacturing. Advantages include:
High precision: We work with you to develop functional and repeatable geometric shapes for your pawls/struts/cams/locking segments. When you come to us for your pawl design, we will provide a prototype to test design effectiveness. We're prepared to collaborate until your wire profile meets every specification.
Co-creation: We create burr-free, near-net shapes that fits your precise tolerances and dimensions for optimal performance within your clutch or other rotating lock-up devices. You're part of our development process from the beginning to ensure the accuracy of the final product. Our commitment to co-creation makes us a valuable long-term partner for your operation.
High strength: Based on your application requirements, Bekaert selects quality (AISI/SAE/EN/JIS) alloy steels or high-carbon steels ensuring part strength after heat-treatment. Our engineers and metallurgists will discuss performance needs with your team to determine which steel is the best option for your pawl wire.
Flexible delivery: Bekaert delivers pawl wires and finished struts according to your production process. Multiple packaging options are available depending on your automated feed and assembly systems. When we ship to your door, our products will integrate seamlessly into your manufacturing process.
Prolonged service life: With purpose-built designs and high-strength steel, our pawl wire for your clutches offers long-term durability. Our commitment to durable components leads to long-lasting products your end users can trust.
Improved reliability: You want every piece of your end product to deliver according to your design. Our expert engineers and metallurgists pay close attention to every aspect of our pawl wire design to deliver the function and reliability you want in your components. With Bekaert as your clutch wire manufacturer, you can trust that your components are reliable for the long term.
Less post-processing: We can handle all processes under one roof, from design to final coating. When your pawl wire arrives at your facility, you will have very few processing steps before it can be integrated into your final product. This saves your operation time and makes your partnership with us more cost-effective.