With worldwide demand for oil, natural gas and minerals rising, and recent discoveries of sources located in the deep sea, new machinery will be needed to harvest these resources from increasingly harsh environments.
Eaton Corp. has been selected by Dublin-based Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services to provide engine-driven pumps and AC motorpumps for the company’s forward order fleet of Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 aircraft.
Gehl’s RT Series Compact Track loaders are designed for earthmoving applications on rough, loose terrain. As any loader operator knows, keeping the tracks themselves properly tensioned can be a challenge.
Rexroth’s electronic BODAS system solution, Diesel Hydraulic Control (DHC), features high dynamic response of the travel drive and implement hydraulics—even at reduced diesel engine speeds and for TIER 4 final engines.
Autocar has launched the E3 Advanced Series Hybrid cab/chassis. This commercial launch is the culmination of a rigorous testing and validation program, and follows the very successful implementation of a pre-production E3 fleet that is in service in the greater Miami area.
Gates has re-engineerd its LifeGuard sleeving system with an additional layer of nylon reinforcement that increases worker protection for 4000- and 5000-psi hydraulic hose applications.
Bosch Rexroth is contributing hydraulic system solutions to the modernization process: With an availability of 99.99%, they will guarantee a smooth flow of traffic on one of the world’s busiest waterways.
Eaton Corp. has launched a new technology that enables reporting of imminent hose assembly failure by means of real-time monitoring of high pressure hose assemblies used in hydraulic systems. Eaton’s LifeSense hose, a patented hydraulic hose condition monitoring system, was developed in conjunction with Purdue University and the Purdue Research Foundation’s Office of Technology Commercialization.
One thing I thought was under-covered at this Spring’s CONEXPO/CON-AGG show was a small display area that Volvo had with scale models of mobile equipment of the future.
I had the pleasure of sitting down with Bosch Rexroth’s Chairman, Dr. Karl Tragl, at the Hannover Fair in Germany earlier this month. Tragl explained that the company’s world is increasingly being split in two ways—regionally and in industry segments.