Archive for: June 2017

June 1, 2017

One of the benefits to using Kit Masters fan clutches is their resistance to air leaks. Kit Masters has been using VITON® o-rings in our products for several years and this Tech Tip will explain why. Nitrile also known as Buna-N or NBR is the most commonly used elastomer for sealing products; approximately 50% of […]

Auto Lock is Kit Masters’ patented fail-safe technology that prevents on-the road fan clutch failures. It is built into every GoldTop, 2-Speed GoldTop, 8801N and 8801X fan clutch.  AutoLock prevents complete fan clutch failure by locking the clutch into the fully engaged position when the friction material nears the end of its life. When this […]

Kit Masters now offers a press fixture specifically designed to remove and install the pulley bearings while rebuilding Horton style fan clutches with the GoldTop, 2 Speed GoldTop and HP kits. This press fixture is designed to install bearings properly by applying even pressure without pre-loading the bearings – which can causing premature bearing failure. […]

Kit Masters, a manufacturer of premium fan clutches, fan clutch rebuild kits and accessories, has experienced consistent growth over the years. 2017 looks to be no different and that is the reason that the Perham, Minnesota based, family-owned company is expanding their manufacturing plants. Currently, Kit Masters is made up of two facilities; one in […]