MICO Inc., a designer and manufacturer of hydraulic components, controls and brake systems, has opened a new facility in Shakopee, Minn., to accommodate its recently created Electrohydraulics Group. The new group will focus on the growing market potential for electronic controls in combination with hydraulic brakes.
It’s not often that I get to play with industrial technology apps on my iPad, so I was excited to see that Bosch Rexroth has just launched a free “Virtual Machines HMI 2011” app.
Dr. Monika Ivantysynova, head of the Maha Fluid Power Laboratory at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., gave Design World an exclusive tour of the Maha lab recently.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sauer-Danfoss’ new Automotive Control solution offers OEMs a complete SIL 2 (Safety Integrity Level 2 according to IEC 61508) certified transmission system that significantly reduces OEM vehicle development, qualification expenses and new product time to market.