Committed partner of the global automobile industry Partnership is the key to success

Committed partner of the global automobile industry

When it comes to synchronizer rings for passenger, commercial and off-road vehicle transmissions, Friction Systems is the benchmark for performance and a global industry leader.

Our engineers and technicians are proactively improving, enhancing, and further developing high performance synchronizer modules and components in close cooperation with our customers.

Each dual clutch and manual transmission has its own specific requirements. With our comprehensive understanding of what makes transmission technology, we can offer a modular system developed together with you in a structured process, from the start of the project to its completion.

Material and Components Testing

Friction Systems utilizes state-of-the-art test rigs, software, and data analysis. Our in-house testing capability provides a full range of evaluation from initial frictional evaluation to in-vehicle shift analysis.

Carbon Friction Material

Friction Systems is the industry leader in Carbon friction material with proven and innovative solutions for all transmission applications in each targeted market.

Advanced Steel Stamping Technology

Friction Systems’ stamped synchronizer cores feature tightly-toleranced synchronizer rings, low weight, high-strength steels, excellent wear resistance of teeth and lugs, and exclusive design features.

Heat Treatment

Friction Systems’ advanced PNC, GNC, and IHT heat treatment processes offer superior performance.

Coating and Bonding Processes

Friction Systems’ automated processes utilize the latest in LEAN principles and advanced inspection to assure every part meets our high quality standards.

Consistent Quality Management

Consistent quality management across the entire process ensures excellent quality. Friction Systems manufactures its products according to current standards, and all production sites are certified to one or more of the following international standards:
IATF 16949
ISO 14001
OHSAS 18001
ISO 50001

CAD FEA Design

Friction Systems utilizes state-of-the-art CAD software for product and tool design and FEA for our industry leading components.


Benefit from our extensive experience in Carbon Synchronizer Technology 

Friction Systems draws on more than 70 years of experience with synchronizer technology for different transmission types. Increased performance, excellent oil compatibility, enhanced comfort, extended life cycle, lower weight, excellent wear resistance and reduced costs: These are the key benefits of Friction Systems’ synchronizer technology.

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