Vehicle construction, automotive and tire industry

Wherever components for bodies and fittings with special applications are required in vehicle construction, HEID developments play a special role. 

PTO solutions for vehicle construction

As individual as the solutions of many body manufaturer are, HEID also goes this way with a wide variety of products when it comes to offering PTO solutions for driving various units such as compressors, pumps or generators.

We offer tailor-made solutions based on our proven multi-flow pole friction clutches. The MDSL 2 and 14 products shown with integrated pulleys are just two examples of what a compact and inexpensive PTO solution for your vehicle can look like.


For driving the compressor


  • Torque 140 Nm
  • Coil voltage 24 V DC
  • Coil power 60W@20°C

Tire industry

The world's leading producers of vehicle and industrial tires (Michelin and Good Year) rely on the reliability of clutches from the HEID Antriebstechnik range, such as toothed clutches on the FZV series, for their production machines.

Rosenbauer International AG

Rosenbauer is known worldwide for the development of fire fighting vehicles and fire fighting technology. For this global player, HEID has developed a special electromagnetic single face clutch for driving water pumps via an internal combustion engine. Over the years, HEID has supplied thousands of units of this clutch, which have never failed in service.