MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — Jeff Hargarten, President of NORAM, recently announced the addition of the adjustable GE Ultimate™ Racing Go Kart Clutch to the company’s product line of go kart clutches for the rapidly growing go kart market. “For the last 35 years NORAM’s GE™ Racing Clutch Series has been lauded as a superior product that became the standard in the industry. The GE Ultimate continues that tradition with trophy winning performance that lives up to its name,” Hargarten stated.

“The GE Ultimate Go Kart Clutch was created for kart racing enthusiasts who demand high quality at a competitive price. By incorporating our ongoing strategy of continuous improvement, we were able to design this clutch with versatile adjustable settings,” continued Hargarten. “This multiple option benefit allows the GE Ultimate to be fine tuned to fit a particular race kart’s unique characteristics as well as the track’s. By varying the shoe configuration, the GE Ultimate permits the racing kart to be set up to accommodate a multitude of diverse driver skill levels. And, variable torque settings decrease slippage and adapt to tracks that bend and curve, as well as those that are oval.”

As an additional benefit, the innovative stamped drum in the GE Ultimate sports strategically placed venting holes that allow for maximum airflow and cooler operation. The visual result is a streamlined, aerodynamic contour. “And,” Hargarten stressed, “the new fabrication approach answers our customers’ requests for replaceable sprockets to eliminate frequent, and costly, drum replacement. Kart Sprockets are available with 15, 16, 17 and 18 teeth, and #35 chain.” High-tech linings in the GE Ultimate produce a very high coefficient of friction and the addition of thrust bearings contributes to an exceptionally smooth performance.

In summary, Hargarten stated, “Every NORAM racing clutch is the direct result of years of technical innovation in design, precision engineering and the use of the highest quality components.” NORAM Racing’s GE Ultimate Go Kart Clutch and GE Standard Go Kart Clutch are now available nationwide through Target Distributing by calling 574-272-0252.

Over the past several years, NORAM’s products have received various distinguished awards, including the OEM Off-Highway “OEMmie” Product of The Year designation for the NORAM Clutch Brake, and Kart Marketing International’s Product of The Year prize for NORAM’s 2.8:1 Reduction Gearbox.

Living the slogan Excellence Throughout™, NORAM is a certified ISO 9001:2000 manufacturer of patented centrifugal clutches, go kart clutches, clutch brakes, and other power transmission solutions for more than 300 OEMs. Stringent quality standards, on-time delivery, excellent technical support and the flexibility to address the unique requirements of individual projects have all combined to solidify NORAM’s reputation as a leader in centrifugal clutch power transfer solutions for engines up to 50 hp. For more than four decades, NORAM has provided the highest quality products to a global base of clients in diverse market segments, including the construction, lawn and garden, refrigeration, go kart and small utility vehicle, marine and manufacturing industries. The company’s extensive capabilities include engineering design, CNC machining to tight tolerances, assembly, quick turnaround time and custom brazing of copper and phosphor bronze alloys.

For additional information about NORAM’S diverse and innovative products, please contact:

Jeff Hargarten, President
PO Box 090228, Milwaukee, WI 53209-0228
tel 414.267.4000 | fax 414.267.4024

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