"Shifting Gears" Blog

Making a Difference!
March 23, 2017

Raybestos Powertrain employees focus on making a difference in our community.

Innovation in the Shop
November 30, 2015

Finding a way to get things done with the tools and expertise at hand.

The service & sacrifice of our veterans
November 11, 2015

On Veterans Day, we celebrate family, friends, co-workers and others in our lives who have served the United States of America as a member of the armed forces.

Patriot Day
September 11, 2015

Today is Patriot Day, the National Day of Service and Remembrance.
 

Fluid Flow Dynamics for Friction Clutch Plates
June 15, 2015

Fluid flow dynamics: In the automotive transmission world, this is a fancy way of talking about the way fluid or oil moves around and between friction clutch plates.

A Time to Remember
May 22, 2015

Memorial Day is right around the corner – a day set aside to honor those brave men and women who lost their lives while serving in the United States military.

What's so special about friction plate grooves?
May 05, 2015

From GPX to the new HT, Raybestos Powertrain’s friction clutch plates come with unique, patented groove patterns built into the friction material. But what do those grooves actually do?
 

4 Sure-Fire Ways to Sabotage Your Torque Converter Rebuild
April 21, 2015

A successful torque converter rebuild breathes new life into your customer's transmission and strenghtens your shop's reputation for quality work. But beware! The bonding process is a precision operation that requires planning, preparation and attention to detail.

 

The Brains Behind Raybestos Powertrain
February 03, 2015

Ever wonder how Raybestos Powertrain keeps coming up with bold, innovative solutions for your transmission needs? We have our own research center in Crawfordsville, Indiana, where we create material formulation, adhesives, new or revised clutch pack design, new saturants, new saturating compounds, new saturation processes and other areas of product development.  Read More

Attention TCRA Members
February 02, 2015

TCRA members: Send us your innovative torque converter rebuilding idea and you could drive away with up to $10,000!

As part of our commitment to the torque converter rebuilding industry, Raybestos Powertrain offers the Innovation Award, valued at up to $10,000. Send us detailed description of your innovative solution, and you can be a big winner – just like Rob, our 2014 Innovation Award winner.   Read More

Introducing the New Raybestos Powertrain HT Friction Clutch
January 30, 2015

It’s here! The new Raybestos Powertrain HT friction clutch, with hybrid technology for optimum fluid flow dynamics, is now available.  Read More

Portland Transmission Warehouse Announces GPX Throwdown Winners
January 26, 2015

Our friends at Portland Transmission Warehouse just announced the winners of their second GPX Throwdown competition.   Read More