Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional
and electrified propulsion solutions, is pleased to announce the delivery of
the first Allison FracTranTM transmissions to multiple industry partners.
Allison’s FracTran is an all-new Oil Field SeriesTM transmission designed
from-the-ground-up to meet the unique demands of the hydraulic fracturing
industry and represents an incremental growth opportunity of $100 million
dollars in annual revenue for Allison’s global Off-Highway end markets. This
next-generation solution is the result of extensive voice of customer
insights, as well as an analysis of duty cycle information from decades of
Allison products operating in oil and gas fields throughout the world.
“The delivery of the first FracTran units marks a significant milestone in
Allison’s commitment to bring our energy customers the purpose-built
solution they demanded,” said Kartik Ramanan, Executive Director, Global
Off-Highway and Service Engineering at Allison Transmission. “The FracTran
will provide the improved sustainability, efficiency and profitability
fracturing fleets desire as they work to reduce their environmental
The robust hydraulic fracturing transmission will deliver unparalleled
performance in high pressure duty cycles in the harshest of operating
environments. The FracTran is designed for high reliability with a service
life up to 25,000 hours and an overhaul designed to provide a second life
without hard parts replacement, resulting in low total cost of ownership.
The FracTran incorporates eight gear ranges, and is available with multiple
gear ratio options to meet the unique performance demands of our customers.
The FracTran is launched with a rating of 3,300 horsepower and 10,000
lb.-ft. of input torque to meet current market requirements. However, the
product is capable of up to 3,500 horsepower with no hardware modifications
required. In addition, the FracTran offers filter and fluid life
prognostics, a transmission-mounted control module, torsional measuring
diagnostics, and an on-rig telematics gateway.
For more information on the Allison revolutionary hydraulic fracturing
transmission, please visit this link.
About Allison Transmission
Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is a leading designer and manufacturer of
vehicle propulsion solutions for commercial and defense vehicles, the
largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic
transmissions, and a leader in electrified propulsion systems that Improve
the Way the World Works. Allison products are used in a wide variety of
applications, including on-highway trucks (distribution, refuse,
construction, fire and emergency), buses (school, transit and coach),
motorhomes, off-highway vehicles and equipment (energy, mining and
construction applications) and defense vehicles (tactical wheeled and
tracked). Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis,
Indiana, USA. With a presence in more than 150 countries, Allison has
regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil, manufacturing
facilities in the USA, Hungary and India, as well as global engineering
resources, including electrification engineering centers in Indianapolis,
Indiana, Auburn Hills, Michigan and London in the United Kingdom. Allison
also has more than 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations
worldwide. For more information, visit allisontransmission.com.