Mechanical Diode (MD)
40 million in use and counting, our Mechanical Diode (MD) One-Way Clutch is a powershift-enabling technology designed for static (brake) or dynamic (clutch) applications.
- Reduces spin loss for improved fuel economy
- Decreased packaging space
- Mass reduction
- System cost savings
- Component integration
- Provides seamless shift for hybrid or BEV gear boxes
- Can use aluminum components to save costs, weight, and inertia
- Available in various size configurations
- Offers an integrated backing plate function as well as center hub function
- Requires little oil
Common MD Applications
Means multi-speed shifting propulsion systems integrate with our CMD, DCC, and MD technologies – delivering seamless shifting solutions for traditional, hybrid and BEV gear boxes.
Means technology integrates directly into the drive system—delivering seamless shifting solutions for traditional, hybrid and BEV gear boxes.