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2008-06-19
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Eberspächer's Hydronic M II water heaters feature double the service life, faster heating performance, and "extremely quiet operation," compared to previous models, says the company. The heaters are available in 8-, 10-, and 12-kW models. Diesel fuel required for heating is drawn directly from the onboard fuel tank.
2008-06-19
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Bosch Rexroth says its new 32-bit BODAS RC36-20 provides a central electronic control unit platform for efficient electrohydraulic system solutions, allowing OEMs and operators to expand mobile equipment functions and reduce energy consumption. The controller’s TriCore technology includes 150-MHz clock timing and parallel processing to run highly complex control circuits and mathematical floating-point operations.
2008-06-19
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The Ecomix II transmission for concrete mixer trucks is smaller, lighter, and quieter than the first-generation Ecomix, says ZF. A new bearing design made it possible to significantly increase the output bearing strength, leading to enhanced rigidity during off-highway operation. The transmission is for mixer trucks with up to a 10-m3 (13-yd3) drum capacity and output torque of approximately 62,000 N·m (45,700 lb·ft).
2008-06-19
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Set for North American launch in 2008, Daimler’s new 14.8-L DD15 diesel introduces a turbo compound system that delivers up to 50 hp (37 kW) to the engine’s flywheel with no fuel penalty, and a hydraulically amplified common-rail fuel system that can deliver up to five injection events per combustion cycle. The four-engine family will share parts and some modules, with alternate versions to satisfy local regulations in Europe and Japan.
2008-06-19
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KMT Robotic Solutions says its new RoboTrim RT-1002 robotic routing system provides reduced cycle times for trimming thermoformed, injection molded, and rotationally molded parts. Using TrimPro and CamPro CADCAM software, users can create programs offline, build virtual work cells, and simulate and optimize the cycle times of existing cells without building a prototype or bringing the system out of the production line.
2008-06-19
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Sakor Technologies’ HybriDyne system is itself a hybrid, integrating major components of Sakor’s DynoLAB PT engine test cell supervisory system with elements of its DynoLAB EM electric motor test system. HybriDyne is capable of thoroughly testing individual mechanical and/or electrical components, integrated subassemblies, and complete drivetrains with a single installation.
2008-06-19
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Comsol’s latest version of its engineering and scientific software environment for modeling and simulating physics-based systems, Comsol Multiphysics 3.4, runs on Windows, Linux, Solaris, and Apple workstations. Among the most notable new features of version 3.4 is multicore processor support, which provides engineers and scientists with additional performance, solver speed, and accuracy when performing multiphysics simulations.
2008-06-19
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Designed specifically for construction and agricultural equipment as well as industrial power units, Perkins’ 3.3-l 800D engines offer a 4% increase in power and a torque rise of 5% compared to predecessor engines, according to the company. For improved combustion efficiency, cylinder heads incorporate an advanced cross-flow design, and two-stage injection helps to ensure complete combustion without driving up in-cylinder pressure.
2008-06-19
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Cleaning paint fixtures is an important but often time-consuming aspect of the vehicle manufacturing process. KMT Robotic Solutions has launched a robotic cleaning system to remove excess paint on trolleys that transport parts to and from the paint shop, with the goal of reducing the possibility of fire when trolleys are in paint ovens.
2008-06-19
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Deutz has developed a telemetry system for industrial engines that it says allow the engine and all machinery to be constantly evaluated in real time. By constantly monitoring engine and machine use and availability, customers can identify excess capacities and improve the efficiency of their vehicle fleets. The telematics work bi-directionally, providing remote access to defined functions as well as analyzing and monitoring the machine.
2008-06-19
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Using quartz and sapphire components, high-powered lasers and scientific cameras researchers are able to see inside an operating engine—and that vision is proving to be a valuable aid for finding ways to reduce diesel emissions. Could this research hold the key to maximizing the benefits of low-temperature diesel combustion without incurring the typical emissions penalty?
2008-06-19
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Propelling Germany’s new armored tank, the Puma, will be a drive system from Tognum’s MTU Friedrichshafen. The engine for the system will be based on MTU’s Series 890 engines. It is a fourth-generation combat vehicle engine that evolved from applications in the Leopard I and II tanks and culminated in the U.S. Marine Corps Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle currently slated for deployment in 2015.
2008-06-19
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The Antarctic is as off-highway as off-highway gets. The coldest, driest, and windiest continent on Earth, 98% of its area is covered in ice to an average thickness of 1.6 km (1 mi). With limited maintenance facilities in Antarctica and the nearest workshop thousands of miles away, it is essential that maintenance requirements be kept to a minimum.
2008-06-19
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A cooled aluminum ring carrier piston from Mahle was developed for the heavy-duty range of commercial vehicle diesel engines with peak cylinder pressure of 200 bar (2900 psi).
2008-06-19
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Boasting increased loading power and performance for a wide range of applications, Komatsu ‘s WA250-6 wheel loader also features a hydrostatic transmission system, variable traction control, improved operator comfort features, and the company’s latest Komtrax technology.
2008-06-19
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Front differential lock, load-sensing hydraulics, and a new ACERT engine highlight Caterpillar’s new 938H wheel loader and IT38H integrated toolcarrier. The locking differentials are designed to provide dependable tractive effort in poor underfoot or tough loading conditions, and the load-sensing hydraulics can help both loaders deliver improved cycle times. Additional features help to aid machine health monitoring and service.
2008-06-19
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Dressta recently expanded its wheel loader lineup with the addition of the 555C Extra wheel loader, which features a new turbocharged diesel engine, single-phase torque converter, electrically controlled transmission, hydrostatic steering, and single-lever hydraulic controls.
2008-06-19
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MAN Nutzfahrzeuge opened a new assembly plant for heavy trucks in Niepolomice, near Cracow, Poland. The new plant will build heavy MAN trucks with gross weights over 16 t (18 ton), mostly from the MAN TGA WW range.
2008-06-19
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ZF signed a long-term contract with Hino Motors, a company in the Toyota Group, to supply 16,000 medium- and heavy-duty truck transmissions per year. The sales volume of the order will gradually increase from the current €24 million to more than €100 million in 2012.
2008-06-19
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The Eberspaecher Group, a supplier of automotive exhaust systems, has acquired Purem, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler, based in Unna, Germany. Purem has 135 employees and specializes in medium- and heavy-duty truck exhaust aftertreatment systems and exhaust system integration.
2008-06-19
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Carraro has opened a new plant in Qingdao, Shandong province, China. The new production site, representing an investment of €15 million, covers a total area of 23,000 m² (248,000 ft²) and is assigned to the production of transmission systems for stationary applications (such as escalators), integrated transmissions for forklift trucks and material handling, and axles for agricultural trucks and earth-moving machines.
2008-06-19
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Perkins announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in China to produce small- and medium-size diesel engines. The manufacturing facility in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, would initially produce the Perkins 400 Series, a range of three- and four-cylinder, liquid-cooled, naturally aspirated, and turbocharged indirect-injection engines.
2008-06-19
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Case Construction Equipment formed a strategic alliance with the Construction Equipment Division of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI). The relationship will result in the extension of the Case lineup to include higher-capacity wheel loaders.
2008-06-19
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Introducing a unique combination of lifting performance and the 360°-swing functionality of an excavator, Volvo Construction Equipment will soon deliver to the market a new product class of pipelaying machines. Developed from a patented adaptation of Volvo excavator machines combined with modern lifting technology, the new pipelayers offer a number of technical advantages over traditional pipelaying dozers with side-based booms.
2008-06-19
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Used to feed pre-cut flat sheets through a configuration of four position-controlled programmable rollers, AddisonMckee’s ShellRoller machine can form the outer shell of a muffler or catalytic converter in virtually any round, oval, or asymmetrical configuration and is suitable for use with carbon steel, stainless steel, and titanium.
2008-06-19
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By some accounts, off-highway equipment engineers have been struggling to grasp the impact that the EPA Tier 4 standards—and the resulting compulsory phase-in of compliant equipment scheduled for 2008 to 2015—will have on their engineering design and development.
2008-06-18
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Visteon and 3M team up to produce a demonstration concept showing what is possible today and tomorrow in vehicle interiors.
2008-06-17
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If only vehicles could run off the steam being created by the fevered reaction of consumers to high fuel prices. For now, though, the spotlight is on ethanol and other altern­ative fuel choices.
2008-06-10
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As pressure mounts on OEMs and suppliers to develop more practical and longer range electric vehicles, Volkswagen has announced that it is to work with Sanyo on high-performance energy-storage systems.
2008-06-10
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The pace of research into low-carbon technology is growing, with significant financial inputs by governments. In the U.K., sixteen low-carbon vehicle-development projects are being funded by the Government's Technology Strategy Board.
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