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Additive for Fluoropolymer Coatings

Carbodeon has developed a new additive for fluoropolymer coatings, based on its uDiamond NanoDiamond technology. It targets solvent-based coatings used across multiple industries including automotive,...

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Transportation

Fully Automatic Allison TC10 in Peterbilt, Kenworth Chassis

PACCAR and Allison Transmission engineers are working together on an engineering program to release the fully automatic Allison TC10 in Kenworth T680 and T880 and Peterbilt...

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Electronics & Computers

Medium-Pressure Axial Piston Pump

Liebherr-Components recently introduced its newly developed LH30VO axial piston pump of swash plate design. The medium-pressure pump complements the existing product portfolio in the range of 280-bar...

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Engine Oil Drain Valve

The new, patent-pending Fumoto SX-series of engine oil drain valves is comprised of two fully integrated parts: the through bolt and oil-flow control body. The SX can rotate 360°, which allows orientation to achieve...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Low-Pressure Carburizing Furnace

Ponar Wadowice S.A. signed a contract for the May 2016 delivery of a Seco/Warwick CaseMaster Evolution (CME) low-pressure carburizing (LPC) furnace, the first such furnace purchased by the company. Ponar...

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Hydraulic Position and Motion Control Systems

Power-Packer’s custom hydraulic position and motion control solutions include systems for tilting, latching, leveling and stabilizing. A line of hydraulic stabilization legs ranges from...

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Connectivity

Stabilizer Cylinders

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. Integration of RAM...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Wear-Resistant Pumps

Duechting Pumpen’s WRX single-stage centrifugal pumps were developed for the transportation of abrasive materials and are suited for use in dredgers and other applications in the mining and processing of gravel and...

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Maintenance-Free Bearings

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. The bearings are best used...

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3D Laser Scanner

The new version of the MetraSCAN 3D laser scanner from Creaform is 12 times faster than the previous version and can tackle black, multicolored, and shiny surfaces with metrology accuracy for applications directly on the...

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Fastener Tightening Compound

VibraTite VC3 from ND Industries is designed for use on internal and external threads of virtually any material or finish. Fasteners with VC3 preapplied by ND Industries arrive dry to the touch and ready for...

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Enhanced Traceability for Asset Management

PcVue’s human-machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) technology is integrated with InformaTrac’s InformaTrac Pro software to provide enhanced traceability...

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Cables for Extreme Environments

Cables from the Lapp Group operate in extreme environments such as high and low temperatures, exposed to aggressive substances and in areas with space and weight issues. Applications include industrial ovens,...

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The Need for Reliable Engine-Off Cabin Cooling in Off-Highway Machinery

Increasingly stringent anti-idling laws continue to exert pressure on the off-highway industry to minimize the release of CO2 emissions and diesel particulate matter...

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Electronics & Computers

Vehicle Control Modules

VCMS II, the next generation of vehicle control and power modules from InPower, are fully programmable to provide maximum control, flexibility and value, whether part of a networked system or as stand-alone units. They can be configured to operate a range of auxiliary vehicle equipment, such as fans, compressors,...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Touchless Variable Gap Sensor

The two-piece magnetic Hall-effect variable gap sensor from PIHER Sensors and Controls S.A. maintains stable electrical output and specified linearity on mobile shafts, despite radial and axial movement. The...

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Automatic Tensioners

Dayco’s automatic tensioners are developed specifically for the extreme demands of the heavy-duty industrial market and have been validated on numerous industrial and commercial vehicle applications. The belt...

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Propulsion

CNG Fuel System

Agility Fuel Systems’ 2016 160 DGE behind-the-cab compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system is said to deliver the most efficient package of any CNG heavy-duty vehicle system on the road today. The system is mounted up to 6...

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Electronics & Computers

Advanced Fleet Management

The AirLink GX450 mobile gateway from Sierra Wireless incorporates an advanced fleet-management feature that enables collection of OBD-II vehicle telemetry data. This added functionality will enable large...

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Test & Measurement

Climatic Wind Tunnel

T/CCI Manufacturing’s Climatic Wind Tunnel in Decatur, IL allows customers to simulate any real-world condition by controlling humidity, wind, temperature, solar and road conditions up to100 mph. Because the system...

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Test & Measurement

Hermetic Sealing

Hermetic Seal Corporation (HSC), a unit of AMETEK Interconnect, has expanded its hermetic sealing capabilities to include state-of-the-art hermetic fiber-optic component manufacture. The glass-to-fiber-optic seal (GTFOS)...

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Test & Measurement

Modular Area View Kit

A modular area view kit (AVK) from First Sensor aids in the setup of 360° all-around view systems for applications in special vehicles and machines. AVK allows users to quickly and easily build up, develop and test a...

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Test Bench for Large Couplings

KTR has started up a test bench for large couplings that covers a performance range up to 500,000 N∙m at its headquarters in Rheine. The test bench allows the company to calculate mechanical coupling...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Off-Highway Borrows from Aerospace for Thermal Insulation

It’s 2016, and EPA Tier 4 Final is firmly in the rearview mirror. So we can all relax, breathe a big sigh of relief and never worry about increasing emissions standards ever...

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Aerospace

Shedding Light on Lightweight Castings

Driven by rising demand for lighter weight components in automotive, heavy-duty trucks and off-highway vehicles, a new wave of technology and operational initiatives is taking center stage in the iron...

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Propulsion

Can Hybrid-Electric Drivelines Be a Solution for Off-Highway Vehicles?

Today's construction, agricultural and mining machinery is driven almost entirely by high-performance diesel engines. Although these units are relatively economical,...

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Greener, Meaner, Leaner Drive Systems for Off-Highway

Expected to come into force in 2019 for mobile machinery and equipment in Europe, the future European Union Stage V off-highway emissions standard harbors new challenges for the...

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Propulsion

Solving Cold-Weather Starting Problems in Emissions-Controlled Diesel Engines

Dealers who sell and service diesel-powered off-highway equipment and the operators who depend on this equipment know firsthand the problems cold weather can...

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Propulsion

Raising the Bar on Engine Performance at Emissions Changes

The next level of off-highway emissions regulations to impact the industry is the European Union’s (EU) Stage V standards, planned to take effect in January 2019. While Stage V...