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Clutch Engineering is an authorized distributor for Kobelt Manufacturing. We specializes in the distribution of industrial power transmission products, and our comprehensive product includes some of the high-quality products offered by Kobelt Manufacturing. We are proud to feature controls, steering systems, and caliper brakes from Kobelt. Each of these products have been created with particular applications in mind, and they are reliable examples of modern manufacturing capabilities. Many considerations are included in the construction of specialized parts to ensure that integrated use of equipment will achieve the desired results. Bronze and stainless steel construction is utilized to provide reliability and durability.

Kobelt traces its origins back to 1962 and has a factory that is capable of casting parts in an automated foundry, processing parts on an array of CNC machinery, and assembling sophisticated products and systems of all shapes and sizes. They create solutions for guiding and controlling movement for vehicles, vessels, and a variety of machinery. Their vertical integration allows them to respond to customer needs in a timely fashion. Clutch Engineering can provide hydraulic and air actuated caliper disc brakes (5000 Series); direct acting caliper disc brakes (5300 series); electronic, pneumatic, and push-pull controls; and electric and hydraulic steering systems. These mechanical solutions are designed to perform and built to last. When looking for reliable mechanical solutions, Kobelt products are a proven choice for quality controls, brakes, and other systems.

Whether propulsion controls and steering systems in the marine industry or an industrial disk brake systems used in the oil & gas, mining, forestry, and material handling industries, Kobelt products are built to last.

Electronic Controls

Available from Clutch Engineering, Kobelt has developed two primary electronic control systems: the Mighty Mariner Propulsion and the 6525 Electronic Propulsion. The Mighty Mariner Propulsion can accommodate up to 4 stations. The 6525 Electronic Propulsion, can be used for up to 8 stations, for when more complex control layouts are needed. Both of these systems require a combination of products, including control heads, a microprocessor unit, alarm and telegraph panels actuators and other components. Their line of propulsion products, control components and steering gear is among the most comprehensive in the world. They also have extensive capabilities for the custom manufacturing of steering and control solutions. For many years of corrosion-free operation, all Kobelt control components are precisely created from bronze and stainless steel.

Pneumatic Controls

Clutch Engineering offers a range of components including control heads, actuators, valves and other parts from Kobelt. Available products can be used for actuating Kobelt disc brakes as well as other industrial equipment or machinery. Kobelt specializes in components from die cast brass with stainless steel hardware. They also manufacture complete systems that can govern propulsion on marine vessels.

Push Pull Controls

Clutch Engineering offers high-performance push pull controls. These products are durable, high quality push-pull control systems that are useful in a variety of applications. Our in-house bronze die casting and precision machining make our systems long lasting and dependable in the harshest of environments. All components are made from die-cast bronze with stainless steel hardware. Kobelt push-pull systems offers control heads, cables and a variety of other parts and accessories. Kobelt provides safe and trusted solutions for a variety of control and steering systems.

Electric Steering System

Clutch Engineering offers a great electronic steering system, The 6580. This unique and useful control system gives you the power to operate twin engines electronically with included handles. You can also do this in a special back-up mode via the included touch membrane switches. This system features a specialized design, allowing for membrane switches that add more functionality to a traditional control head. Forward, neutral and reverse switches allow for operation of the gearbox without moving the handles. This allows the standard 4 switches to be used for station select, lock, throttle override and engine sync. The 6580R Diamond Head Control is conveniently compatible with the popular Kobelt Mighty Mariner System.

Hydraulic Steering System

Clutch Engineering provides advanced hydraulic steering system solutions. These steering systems are designed to meet the particular needs of many customers, including avid sailors, for many types of vessels. The 7003 variable delivery helm pump is made primarily of bronze and stainless steel, is watertight and has adjustable output flow. The helm pump is capable of 1 to 3 cubic inches of displacement per turn, and is available with a front mounting plate option.

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