- The clutch discs.
Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.
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clutch plate — /ˈklʌtʃ pleɪt/ (say kluch playt) noun a metal plate which is the component of a clutch that is forced into place when the clutch is operated … Australian English dictionary
Clutch control — refers to the act of controlling the speed of a vehicle with a manual transmission by partially engaging the clutch plate, using the clutch pedal instead of (or in conjunction with) the accelerator pedal. The purpose of a clutch is in part to… … Wikipedia
Clutch — For other uses, see Clutch (disambiguation). Rear side of a Ford V6 engine, looking at the clutch housing on the flywheel … Wikipedia
plate —  The action of coating a material with some metal. Also called electroplate or anodize.  A flat piece of material.  Two lead alloy plates in each cell where the positive plate is made of lead peroxide and the negative plate is made of… … Dictionary of automotive terms
clutch disc — A spinning plate located at the end of the driveshaft facing the engine flywheel and covered with a friction material such as asbestos. When the clutch is engaged, the disc is squeezed between the flywheel and the clutch pressure plate, causing… … Dictionary of automotive terms
clutch pedal — noun A pedal in a car that modulates the clutch mechanism, via clutch plate pressure … Wiktionary
clutch facing — The asbestos type lining on a clutch plate … Dictionary of automotive terms
clutch semi-centrifugal release fingers — Clutch release fingers that have a weight attached to them so that at high rpm the release fingers place additional pressure on the clutch pressure plate … Dictionary of automotive terms
clutch —  An electrically operated coupling device that connects or disconnects the compressor pulley and compressor shaft  A device that disconnects the engine from the transmission, to allow the vehicle to change gears, and then allows the engine… … Dictionary of automotive terms
clutch pressure plate — That part of a clutch assembly that through spring pressure, squeezes the clutch disc against the flywheel thereby transmitting a driving force through the assembly. To disengage the clutch, the pressure plate is drawn away from the flywheel via… … Dictionary of automotive terms