Freewheel Illustration
freewheel blueprint
Freewheel Photograph 1
freewheel photo 1
Freewheel Photograph 2
freewheel photo 2

Freewheels, sprags, one way clutches, backstops, overrun clutches. whatever you call them they function in one of three ways:- to stop a shaft running in reverse, to allow a shaft to run faster, or to index a shaft.


  • Packaging machines
  • Conveyors
  • Two speed drives
  • Press feeds
  • Exercise machines
  • Turnstiles
  • Automatic transmissions
  • Agricultural machinery
  • Hybrid vehicles