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2008-06-19
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The battery-powered hybrid technology used throughout the automotive industry is making its way into the off-highway marketplace. Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated a prototype of its L220F hybrid wheel loader at ConExpo, saying the vehicle can save fuel and extend engine lifetimes.
2008-06-19
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The ability to receive a real-time status report about what is happening with a trailer being towed by a vehicle fitted with a system that combines electronics, power switching, and connectors is edging closer to mass-production reality.
2008-06-19
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The trend in the marketplace for molded silicone rubber parts clearly favors the increased use of injectable liquid silicone rubber (LSR) due to its ease of processability, design versatility, excellent quality, and lower system costs. A new class of highly fluorinated LSRs provides added fuel, oil, and solvent resistance for the most demanding mobility applications.
2008-06-19
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Inprox Technology and NASA’s Glenn Research Center are developing silicon carbide (SiC)-based position sensors for potential uses in future turbine engine controls, ground-vehicle engine applications, and space flight. SiC electronics are capable of operating at temperatures as extreme as 600°C (1112°F).
2008-06-19
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Ecliptek, a supplier of frequency-control products to the electronics industry since 1987, is just one company to have embraced the fast-growing MEMS resonator timing market, including the EMO product family of programmable oscillators. The oscillators include 12 different product series encompassing four industry-standard package sizes and three supply voltages.
2008-06-19
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Composites have replaced metals in a wide range of applications, realizing considerable weight savings as well as associated cost and performance improvements. One factor that can limit the use of composites is their thermal or electrical conductivity properties. In particular, composites based on unidirectional tapes or 2-D laminates are often not suitable in areas where heat is generated.
2008-06-19
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Trimble, which provides GPS services to a number of off-highway equipment companies, is expanding its reach by adding control and monitoring capabilities. The complete system, the CCS900 compaction control system, includes a display with human machine interface, along with GPS hardware and an accelerometer.
2008-06-19
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Parker Hannifin’s Runwise technology is based on an energy recovery system that collects energy when brakes are applied and when the engine is idling, storing this energy in a hydraulic accumulator. The hybrid technology was developed in conjunction with Autocar, a garbage truck developer, but Parker is also examining systems that can be used in wheel loaders and other vehicles that often start and stop.
2008-06-19
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With a surface composed of tightly packed nanostructures that resemble tiny nails, thus the term “nanonails,” University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers and their colleagues from Bell Laboratories have created a material that can repel almost any liquid. But with a jolt of electricity, the liquid on the surface slips past the heads of the nanonails and spreads out between their shanks, wetting the surface completely.
2008-06-19
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Club Car’s newest electric vehicle, the Carryall 252 IQ Plus, incorporates the IQ Plus System, which provides 500 A and allows the vehicle's top speed to be customized between 5 and 17 mph. The high-output charger and eight 6-V battery configuration gives a range of up to 86 mi (140 km) on a single charge. For optimal performance, acceleration and motor-braking can also be customized.
2008-06-19
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Although it is the smallest Unimog, Mercedes-Benz claims that the U 20 it is just as capable as the larger models, sharing familiar features such as permanent all-wheel drive, single tires front and rear, differential locks, portal axles to maximize ground clearance, coil springs, power take-offs, and onboard dual-circuit common hydraulics. Standard equipment also includes an air-conditioned cab.
2008-06-19
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Designed for material-handling applications, Hyster’s Yardmaster II reach stacker series delivers what the company describes as the tightest turning radius in the container-handling industry.
2008-06-19
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Kalmar expands its lineup of container-handling equipment with the launch of the Autoshuttle, an automated self-loading shuttle carrier that can pick, place, and transport containers between ship-to-shore and yard stacking cranes.
2008-06-19
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Versatility was a key goal when Massey Ferguson developed Models 1529 and 1532, the newest additions to the company’s compact tractor line. Both models feature a heavy front axle for added four-wheel-drive power, as well as an independent 540-rpm PTO.
2008-06-19
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Caterpillar’s new 345D L hydraulic excavator features more available power, efficient hydraulics with heavy-lift mode and hydraulic cross sensing, and a comfortable, expanded operator station. With a long undercarriage, 6.9-m (22.6-ft) heavy-duty reach boom, and 750-mm (30-in) track shoes, the 345D L is a direct replacement for the 345C L.
2008-06-19
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A new line of compact tractors featuring four-wheel drive for working over rough and uneven terrain has joined the Bobcat family. The new tractors also include a hydrostatic transmission for straightforward operation through a wide variety of tasks.
2008-06-19
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The SK170LC Acera Mark 8, Kobelco’s newest full-size excavator model, features an intelligent total control system that senses operator moves and delivers hydraulic fluid where it will be needed. A power boost option allows the operator to increase bucket breakout force by 10% and lifting and swing capability by roughly 10% with no time limit.
2008-06-19
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John Deere Golf has added PrecisionCut, a new line of fairway reel mowers offering more precise steering, hydraulic down-pressure system, and a new optional all-wheel-drive traction system. The company also introduced TerrainCut, a new line of multi-terrain rotary-cut mowers that feature the GRIP system, which minimizes wheel slip by diverting hydraulic flow from wheels that are slipping to wheels with grip.
2008-06-19
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Designed to maneuver in tight work sites without sacrificing stability when working, Kobelco Construction Machinery America’s new 17SR ACERA zero tailswing, compact excavator features an adjustable track gauge and a new three-pump smart hydraulic system.
2008-06-19
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Dock and dock-to-stock applications will benefit from Raymond’s newly introduced stand-up counterbalanced lift trucks. Model 4200 is designed for use in warehouse systems and other high-productivity applications, while Model 4100 is designed for use in dock applications.
2008-06-19
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Deere has introduced a new line of specialty tractors—the F-Series Orchard/Vineyard Tractors and the A-Series Nursery/Greenhouse Tractors—that have been specifically designed to operate and maneuver in the confined work environments and field conditions of specialty crops and plants.
2008-06-19
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Case is launching its new 400 Series 3 line of compact track loaders, which feature U.S. EPA Tier 3 certified engines, a new cab with improved visibility and ergonomics; and pilot controls that are available as a standard feature in either H or ISO patterns.
2008-06-19
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Komatsu America has launched the WA320-6 wheel loader, featuring an electronically controlled hydrostatic transmission system with variable shift control; traction control to help manage bucket penetration and tire slippage during operations such as stockpile loading; and an upgraded cab.
2008-06-19
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Caterpillar has introduced three new C-Series multi-terrain loaders that feature an open, modular undercarriage designed for maximum durability, low ground pressure, and easy maintenance, along with enhanced machine controls and an electronic torque management system.
2008-06-19
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Terex subsidiary Genie recently expanded its telescopic boom family with the S-60 and S-65 Trax models, which feature a four-point track system that enhances traction for easier travel over difficult terrain.
2008-06-19
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ZF has designed a continuously variable transmission (CVT) for input powers of up to 500 hp (373 kW) that is based on the series-production Eccom transmission system. The Eccom 5.0 design is essentially a “performance-optimized” Eccom planetary transmission, together with a performance-matched hydrostatic unit in back-to-back design.
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.
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