Forklift fuel cells

  • 29-Apr-2009 02:12 EDT
PowerEdge_RSeries.jpg

 

Nuvera Fuel Cells offers PowerEdge hybrid fuel-cell products for forklifts. PowerEdge replaces lead-acid batteries and consists of the company’s PowerFlow hydrogen fuel-cell system, sealed batteries, hydrogen storage, and a computerized control system. PowerEdge resides in the truck and is refueled with hydrogen in two minutes or less. According to the company, it improves forklift fleet productivity by reducing battery changes and by providing constant voltage to the truck. Other features include automated controls and remote monitoring. Together with the PowerTap onsite hydrogen generation and fueling solution, the system offers an average 33% reduction in CO2 emissions compared to electrically charged batteries. The PowerEdge is available in the C Series for Class I counterbalance trucks and in the R Series for Class II reach trucks.

Share
HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Grade
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

2017-03-14
International Truck recently unveiled its all-new engine for the Class 8 market called the International A26, in addition to a new initiative called Project Alpha, which brought together a small team of powertrain engineers dedicated to a new perspective on engine development.
2016-08-26
To optimize the fan-shroud shape to maximize cooling air mass flow rates through the heat exchangers of heavy-duty trucks, researchers from Argonne National Lab, Cummins and CD-Adapco used the Adjoint approach to optimization.
2016-08-26
FEV researchers conducted a study to understand the challenges of downsizing a diesel engine from a six-cylinder 7.5-L to a four-cylinder 5.0-L while maintaining performance. They pursued four technology paths.
2016-09-16
A new piston and pin concept and a high-temperature-resistant, low-friction coating result in reduced friction and lower fuel consumption for commercial vehicle engines.

Related Items

Training / Education
2017-09-27
Standard
2014-07-09
Article
2016-11-11