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Two-stroke future for heavy-duty engine braking

2016-05-03
Despite the greater efficiencies of engine brake designs, increasing gross weights, lower rolling resistance, and engine downsizing have driven the need for more auxiliary braking power on heavy trucks and buses. Jacobs Vehicle Systems' response is the High Power Density (HPD) engine brake.
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Perkins Syncro 2.8- and 3.6-L engines launched at Bauma 2016

2016-04-13
Perkins launched a new family of 4-cylinder, 2.8- and 3.6-L diesel engines that deliver 60 to 134 hp (45 to 100 kW). Citing modularity as a key element of this new engine platform, Ramin Younessi, President of Perkins, unveiled the Syncro 3.6-L engine in the company’s booth at Bauma 2016 in Munich.
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Caterpillar eyes 3D printing for production parts

2016-04-04
This past November Caterpillar opened its new Additive Manufacturing (AM) Factory at its Tech Center in Mossville, IL, to consolidate and expand its 3D printing activities. AM engineer Brittany Hancock recently gave Off-Highway Engineering a tour of the new facility and discussed the company’s current and future plans regarding the use of 3D printing technology.
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Stage V-ready engines take center stage at Bauma

2016-03-23
Cummins, MTU, and Deutz, among others, offer a preview of the technology they're developing to meet the European Union’s Stage V emissions regulations for off-highway equipment that could commence in 2019.
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Hybrid lever connector system

2016-03-07
The AMPSEAL 16 hybrid lever connector system from TE Connectivity is a heavy-duty environmentally sealed system that withstands the harsh conditions of agricultural, construction, trucking, marine, and off-highway industries.
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High-pressure CNG hoses

2016-03-07
Eaton’s high-pressure 35NG hose and low-pressure NG-TW hose for compressed natural gas (CNG) applications are certified to ANSI NGV 4.2 Class A and D, and ANSI NGV 3.1 Class B and C.
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Microcontroller-based display

2016-03-06
The CL-712 from HED is a solid-state Cortex A8 ARM microcontroller-based display and member of the HED CANLink multiplexed control family.
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Engineering simulation tool

2016-03-06
Engineers across disciplines will realize step-change improvements in the way they develop products using ANSYS 17.0.
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Connected-vehicle technology

2016-03-06
Dana Holding Corp.’s Spicer Smart Suite technology is a platform of fully integrated, connected-vehicle features that converts operating data from the drivetrain into actionable insights for enhancing productivity, improving operator and machine safety and reducing total operating costs.
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LED work lighting

2016-03-04
Grote’s BriteZone line of LED work lamps is a price-conscious option for high-quality work lighting.
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Arctic Cat debuts purpose-built 'snow bike' in 2017 model line

2016-03-03
The company’s recently unveiled snowmobile lineup for the 2017 model year includes an OEM industry first: the all-new SVX 450 purpose-built, single-ski snow bike. Other highlights include what Arctic Cat claims is the industry’s most powerful turbo engine at 180 hp (134 kW).
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Design validation for harsh off-highway conditions

2016-03-01
The growing role of electronics and software is altering the design process, requiring a greater focus on validation and verification, particularly to meet the stringent demands of off-highway environments.
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Stricter Stage V regs pose challenges

2016-03-01
With the European Commission announcing a Stage V criteria emissions regulation for off-highway, scheduled to phase-in as early as 2019, engine developers must adapt.
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Doosan offers new DL220-5 wheel loader with high-lift option

2016-02-10
The Tier 4-compliant, 160-hp (119-kW) DL220-5 features an adjustable auto-shutdown function to save fuel during non-working conditions and a new high-lift Z-bar configuration that extends the dump height by 18 in (457 mm) compared to the standard model.
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