Hello friends ,Honda has two gearshift mechanism technology which DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission) and IGS (Instantaneous Gearchange System). Honda Motor is already applying the DCT in VRF1200F, whereas IGS specifically applied in the RC212V. What is the difference between the two???
Quoting from an article in www.otomotifnet.com, that “the DCT is a technology that applied 2 clutch in 1 gearbox. The goal is to get comfort and improved performance from the bike that uses DCT, “said Sarwono Edhi, technical service training manager of PT Astra Honda Motor (AHM).
Each clutch in DCT systems, escort a different gear. Clutch 1, used for gear 1 (start-up), 3 and 5 and the second gear clutch function is to guard the 2, 4 and 6. With 2 clutch, making a more subtle shift.
That’s because when the engine is positioned 1st gear, clutch number 1 channel power from the engine to the wheels. At the same time the number 2 also follow-up gear to move, poised to become the next recruitment. However, when this position occurs, not yet connected to the countershaft (gear connecting gearbox to the final gear).Once the riders move into 2nd gear, a new second clutch directly connecting the power will pass to the countershaft second gear. The same thing happened when the gearshift into 3, 4, 5 and 6. The same system also applies when making a reduction in gear position.
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DCT application of this technology, also can make the spin machine did not fall dramatically during gear shift. That’s a result of movement in the next gear ready as the dealer labor conditions.
While IGS is a newer technology in the transmission RC212V that research by the company in the UK who is good brain-tweaking transmission (Xtrac). By using IGS, gearbox simultaneously to select and engage two gears simultaneously.
Meanwhile, those who used only 1 set of gear drives. This makes no loss of power during a gearshift. Even the claim of loss of power until the zero point. Although the workings of IGS-like DCT, but the IGS using a single clutch
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