We use cookies and similar web technologies to recognize your repeat website visits and preferences and to analyze traffic. To learn more about cookies, including steps for disabling, view our Privacy Policy. By clicking “I Accept” on this banner you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them.

LCX variable speed fan drivesLCX variable speed fan drives

Off-Highway Drives LCX viscous fan drives for off-highway equipment

lcx viscous fan drive

From the global engine cooling pioneer comes the most cutting-edge fan drive yet. Designed specifically for large off-highway equipment, the LCX230 and 170 feature a durable, live center, industry-leading low-speed controllability, lower off speeds and Cold-Start Disengagement (CSD™) technology.


  • Agricultural tractors
  • Industrial crane trucks
  • Backhoe loaders
  • Excavators
  • Other construction equipment
  • Generator sets
  • Variety of on-highway equipment

LCX230 specifications

Maximum torque
2,655 in.-lbs. [300 Nm]
Fan blade capacity (diameter)
Configurations of 6 – 13 blades
28 – 34 in. [711 – 864 mm] diameter
Engine horsepower range
400 – 800 hp [300 – 600 kW]
Drive mass
16.5 lbs. [7.5 kg] (assuming 1-kg shaft)
Drive diameter
10.83 in. [275 mm]
12v and 24v
Typical engine displacement
10 – 15 L

LCX170 specifications

Maximum torque
1,504 in.-lbs. [170 Nm]
Fan blade capacity (diameter)
Configurations of 6 – 13 blades
24 – 32 in. [610 – 813 mm] diameter
Engine horsepower range
200 – 450 hp [150 – 335 kW]
Drive mass
14.3 lbs. [6.5 kg] (assuming 1-kg shaft)
Drive diameter
9.8 in. [249 mm]
12v and 24v
Typical engine displacement
10 – 6 – 12 LL

Features & Benefits

  • CSD provides faster and quieter engine starts
  • Maximum fuel efficiency and available engine power with less noise
  • Excellent controllability and lower off speeds
  • Fully-variable operation cools engine only as needed, reducing noise and parasitic loss while optimizing fuel economy
  • Maximum uptime and long life
  • Maintenance-free
  • High-quality bearings and durable design

Related Documents

Video of Product

The LCX series' unique reservoir design prevents engagement at startup, reducing noise and enhancing engine and cab warmup -- especially during cold weather. Its low-speed controllability maximizes fuel efficiency and horsepower while reducing noise with smooth modulation.

Contact Horton

Required fields are marked

Recommended Fans

HS11 Nylon Cooling FanHS11 Nylon Cooling Fan

HS11 Nylon Fan

Unique, 11-blade design meets cooling needs of EGR engines. Available diameter range: 711 – 864 mm [28” – 34”]

Product Details
WindMaster Molded Ring Cooling FanWindMaster Molded Ring Cooling Fan

RS Nylon Molded Ring Fans

Higher cooling performance at lower fan speeds with 9-blade ring design that reduces fan-tip turbulence. Ideal for heavy-, medium- and light-duty trucks and buses. 600 – 750 mm [23.5” – 29.5”]

Product Details
HTEC 1800 Series Cooling FanHTEC 1800 Series Cooling Fan


Thermoset composite provides for metal-like strength but efficiency of molded nylon. High speed ratings with low noise and corrosion resistant properties. Available diameter range: 1,194 – 2,438 mm [47” – 96”]

Product Details