ROTORcvt is the flagship invention of Varibox with the first patent filed in 2005. This product is a pure mechanical two stage ratcheting CVT functioning on a positive mechanical engagement and totally divorced from dynamic friction. Read more
icvt by Varibox is suitable for any high torque and power application where variable speed is required. It is a purely mechanical incremental CVT in which the ratio is adjusted in increments (typically 64 ratios) without any power interruption. Read more
RADIALcvt is the latest invention by Varibox. RADIALcvt is a multi, parallel power path CVT with only one steel on steel friction drive interface in each path. Read more
Varibox currently has 3 protected CVT innovations that are patented across 13 countries globally. The ROTORcvt and icvt have been proven under load via tested prototypes and various simulations. The RADIALcvt has been in development since 2015 and provides a unique configuration in friction drive CVT technology
Competitive advantage through protected global patent
Level 4 patent
Prototype-proven and tested under load
Cost efficiency in manufacture
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Application in Industrial, OPE, Automotive and Commercial vehicles
Varibox is driving a change in the way that CVT technology is applied in the Industrial, OPE, Automotive and Commercial Vehicle sectors. Take a tour to see how ROTORcvt, icvt and RADIALcvt is applied in different industries.
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Varibox MD Jan Naude speaks to seasoned technical journalist and MechChem editor Peter Middleton about Varibox’s range of continuously variable transmission (CVT) inventions and the company’s vision of becoming a disruptive entity in the global CVT market.Read More
The global demand for continuously variable transmissions(CVTs) in the passenger vehicle sector is enjoying an unprecedented growth rate intensifying competition to develop the most efficient CVTs among auto innovators. In this article, we take a look at how two CVT solutions from Dana and Varibox CVT Technologies fare against each other in terms of mechanical efficiency and cost effectiveness.Read More
This month we examine current trends in the global CVT industry through the evaluation of CVTs at various stages of production by established manufacturers Dana, Torotrak, Bosch, LUK and German-based engineering establishment GIF-E.Read More
Varibox is committed to a partnership model that will benefit the licensee to achieve maximum return on investment. We recognise the value of entering into agreements with like-minded companies who are passionate about challenging conventional wisdom in order to lead the way in CVT innovation, cost efficiency for the end user and a greener future.