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GMN precision freewheel clutches are a common press component in the printing industry.


From offset to inkjet, our clutches are integral to sheet control systems, providing consistent movement of paper through the press, from feeder to delivery. Our FE 458 Z clutch is compatible with several Heidelberg Press models, including the machines listed below.

GMN Part #: FE 458 Z Clutch
Manufacturer: Heidelberg
Industry: Printing
Equipment Model(s)*:

General Application Machine
offset printing press Speedmaster SM 74
universal straight-printing press CD 102 / CX 102
sheet-fed offset printing press CS 92
digital ink jet production press Primefire 106
universal straight-printing press SM 102 / SX 102
sheet-fed offset printing press XL 105 / XL 106
sheet-fed offset printing press XL 145 / XL 162

* This is a partial list of Heidelberg presses that feature the FE 458 Z clutch. Other models may also use this part.



Part Number FE: 8049 Z 16
Series: Freewheel Clutch Insert Element
Spring: Z (Tension)
With Hardened Steel Rings: No

Shaft & Housing Tolerances

Shaft & Housing Chamfer: 1mm × 15°
Shaft Tolerance: h6
Housing Tolerance: H6
Shaft & Housing Hardness: HRC 60+4, Ehd1 ≥ 1.3 mm
Shaft & Housing Surface: Rz ≤ 2.5 µm

Misc Data

Temperature Range: [°C] 170

Geometrical Data

Bore Diameter: d [mm] 49.72
Outer Diameter: D [mm] 66.38
Inner Diameter: d [mm] 49.72
Mounting Width: W [mm] 16
Weight: [kg] 0.1


Nominal Torque: T [N*m] 923
Nominal Torque: T [ft*lb] 680.8
Max. Indexing Frequency: [Hz] 5

For more information on our FE 458 Z clutch, please see our full list of specifications.

Interested in using GMN clutches for your Heidelberg Press application? Give our team of engineers a call for more information!

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