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Tiny-Clutch | Helander Products, Inc.

Who we are

Welcome To Tiny-Clutch®

Established in 1956, Helander Products, Inc. specializes in the design and manufacture of miniature clutches to serve a broad range of rotary motion control situations. All of our clutches are manufactured at & sold directly from our plant in Clinton, Connecticut USA. We produce six distinct styles of clutches each suited to particular applications.

About Us


1956 - Gordon Helander & his uncle Elton Helander started Helander Products in Gordon's father's business Taylor & Helander in New Britain, Connecticut.

1956 - The first A-Series clutches are made.

1962 - Helander Products moved to 57 Commerce street Clinton, Connecticut.

1963 - The first CR-Series clutches are made.

1965 - The first D-Series clutches are made.

1966 - The first SP-Series clutches are made.

1967 - The first AD-Series clutches are made.

1972 - Helander Products moved to it's current location at 26 Knollwood drive Clinton, Connecticut.

1977 - The first M-Series clutches are made.

1993 - Elton Helander retires, selling his half of the company to Gordon Helander.

1999 - The first TinyClutch.com website launched.

Today - The day to day operations are overseen Andrew Helander and Philip Mueller.

Our values

We excel at the design and manufacture of modified or custom units to suit your specific applications. We stock a large selection of materials and basic components from which we can quickly build clutch assemblies for your requirements. Clutch packages can be supplied complete with gears, pulleys, sprockets, solenoid actuators, etc.