Hawe Hydraulics plans to show a variety of axial piston pumps at ConExpo/IFPE 2014, including the new V60N-130 pump type that is a member of the well-established V60N series. The company claims that the V60N-130 pump, in particular, sets new standards in terms of life cycle, efficiency, and control accuracy.
Grede is developing lightweight chassis, powertrain, and drivetrain components—including safety-critical systems—for several heavy-equipment manufacturers using a patented ductile iron alloy called SiboDur.
With over 800 technical papers focused on powertrain, and three days of high-value expert discussions, the 2014 SAE World Congress is a must for anyone working to advance vehicle fuel efficiency and emissions reduction. And there’s a two-day advanced ICE symposium to kick it off.
Sandvik 3R60, the manufacturer’s next-generation 316L grade straight length and coiled hydraulic and instrumentation tubing, will be launched to North American customers at this year’s IFPE 2014 in Las Vegas. An austenitic chromium-nickel steel, Sandvik 3R60 offers higher strength, better weldability, and improved corrosion resistance.
Host company Hyundai and Tier 1 Strategic Partner, Delphi, established “Creating New Possibilities” as the theme for this year’s premier engineering event taking place April 8-10 in Detroit’s Cobo Center. Here are some insights from the event’s executive leadership.
The four-year, $15 million development program with UW-Madison and Wayne State University aims to achieve diesel levels of efficiency and torque, with lower emissions and cost—in an advanced gasoline-fueled engine.
Now in her 13th year with Nissan’s advanced planning department, Rachel Nguyen is responsible for looking at the longer-term trends affecting the automotive market and how the automaker thus responds in its future products.
As Vice President of Product Platforms for Volvo Construction Equipment, Alan Berger (SAE member, 2013) is responsible for the life-cycle management of the product line, its profitability, commercial performance, evolution, and strategy.
The 2015 Soul EV debuts as Kia's first all-electric vehicle for the U.S. market. With its 27 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery and 81.4-kW electric motor, the expected driving range is 80-100 miles (129-161 km).
The ANKOR Hydraulics hard chrome process from Enthone delivers corrosion resistance while offering a more sustainable alternative to other high-efficiency, etch-free hard chrome processes for hydraulics/fluid power applications.
Multi-material vehicles are becoming more prevalent as automakers attempt to reduce vehicle weight and boost fuel efficiency. Selecting the proper adhesive is critical when bonding dissimilar materials.
Automotive battery suppliers are adding 48-V volumes to their prototype and production schedules at a steady rate as a number of automakers prepare to launch new dual-voltage electrical systems within the next few years.