FPT Industrial's Massimo Siracusa says it is likely that emissions regulations imposed on countries where there is less economic opportunity for tomorrow’s innovations will be required to upgrade to existing technologies in response to demand.
With any new technology, there comes a learning curve, says MTU's Andy Suda, and it has become clear that the service and maintenance methods of yesteryear may not be best suited for today’s streamlined engineering advancements.
Most engine manufacturers hand the task of packaging the engine, cooling system, exhaust, aftertreatment, and controls off to a distributor or integrator, but Perkins' Jaz Gill says the company chose to take a different approach.
Given the pace of innovation, the goal of autonomy and automation will force more and more features into the electronics of off-highway vehicles, according to Ian Fountain, NI's Director of Application Segments.
Biodiesel fuel is a viable supplement for traditional fossil fuels, as long as manufacturers make the necessary changes in equipment to accommodate these new types of fuels, according to Freudenberg-NOK's Joe Walker.
Knick USA has developed a universal sensor transmitter featuring a unique infrared interface that recognizes the signal outputs of any 2-, 3-, and 4-wire temperature, force, and strain sensors, resistors, potentiometers, resistive sensors, and similar sensing technologies.