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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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Stabilizer cylinders

2016-05-18
RAM mechanical locking stabilizer cylinders assist operators in positioning equipment at a desired location and height faster and more accurately than traditional manual jacking and blocking methods.
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Narrow-depth axial fan

2016-05-13
Multi-Wing’s PMAX3 narrow-depth axial fan is engineered for applications with restricted space that require high static pressure.
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Automatic tensioners

2016-05-13
Dayco’s automatic tensioners are developed specifically for the extreme demands of the heavy-duty industrial market.
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Open-circuit piston pumps

2015-04-30
Eaton’s X20 portfolio of open-circuit piston pumps now has inverse proportional pressure control and remote pressure control options for improved system efficiency in construction, mining, and agriculture applications.
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Kohler extends its hand in off-highway diesels

2015-06-04
Kohler Engines has launched the KDI 3404, a 3.4-L engine in a compact footprint with a power density of 30 kW/L that reaches 100 kW (134 hp) and features an innovative Stage V ready aftertreatment system.
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Temperature control systems

2015-04-27
Julabo introduces two additional highly dynamic temperature control systems: the process circulators Presto A45 and A45t.
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High-temp fluorosilicone elastomers

2015-04-27
Dow Corning unveiled a significant enhancement to its Silastic fluorosilicone rubber (FSR) portfolio at the SAE 2015 World Congress, developing a more heat-resistant technology for applications in which temperatures exceed 220°C (428°F).
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Electrohydraulic power steering pursued for heavy-duty vehicles

2015-05-07
Researchers from Tsinghua University propose a new type of EHPS system suitable for heavy-duty commercial vehicles, with the purpose of reducing the power demand of an electric motor while guaranteeing sufficient power assist. The motor is only activated on-demand, which also helps to improve fuel economy.
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Maintenance-free bearings

2016-05-18
Aurora Bearing offers maintenance-free PTFE lined alternatives to fractured race and light series spherical bearings used in hydraulic cylinders in both metric and inch dimension series.
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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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Volvo CE launches its largest excavator and articulated hauler

2016-05-04
At the recent Bauma 2016 in Munich, Volvo Construction Equipment President Martin Weissburg revealed the largest excavator and articulated hauler the company has ever produced, and provided his thoughts on connectivity trends and the market in China.
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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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Greener, meaner, leaner drive systems for off-highway

2016-05-10
Bernd Krüper, head of the Construction & Agriculture business, and Frank Dräse, program manager for EU Stage V at MTU, talk about the world’s strictest off-highway emissions directive and the solutions being developed by MTU for the power range from 100 to 480 kW (134 to 643 hp).
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HMIs offer something for everyone

2016-01-08
Equipment buyers typically focus on factors like horsepower and lifting capability, but human-machine interfaces may be the most important factor for off-highway vehicle operators.
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