Cummins Inc. has announced trials of concept future drivelines for off-highway equipment. “Cummins 100-year history is defined by our diesel technology leadership. As we have seen with the latest Stage V engines, these products will continue to develop and be lighter, more powerful and more efficient. Approaching our second century, we see alternative power as a complement to diesel. We call it energy diversity, providing a range of powertrain solutions for customers: clean diesel, renewables, natural gas, gasoline, hybrids and electric power. Our integration expertise, built up over many years, enables us to help manufacturers define the most appropriate solution for their equipment, whatever the power source,” said Shelley Knust, Executive Director – Off-Highway Engineering.
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The first three-cylinder models will go into series production in 2018. They will expand the Hatz H-series with powerful, efficient and compact engines in the power range up to 62 horsepower.
Building upon its pledge to help contractors increase uptime, John Deere has announced the launch of its new Big Parts Promise program at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas. The Big Parts Promise is a commitment to construction customers that ensures availability of production-class equipment parts.
Volvo Penta is revealing its Stage V concept at CONEXPO/CON-AGG in Las Vegas from March 7-11. As with previous emission steps, the Stage V line-up includes all five engines – D5, D8, D11, D13, and D16 – offering the same power range from 105 to 565 kW (143-770 hp) as Volvo Penta’s existing offer for industrial, off-road applications. A D11 engine and its perfectly matched exhaust aftertreatment system (EATS) are on display to demonstrate the company’s Stage V platform.
John Deere Power Systems debuted its newest Integrated Emissions Control system configuration at the 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade show in Las Vegas. Configured with an inline aftertreatment device, the system is designed to offer greater packaging and integration flexibility to both internal John Deere and OEM customer applications.
John Deere Power Systems revealed its new 13.6L engine, the first of its next generation engines, at the 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade show. The engine is designed to meet the future needs of global markets by offering customers increased efficiency, installation flexibility and power in a more compact package.
Columbia Steel Casting Company's new, patented cone mantle design offers improved crusher output, based on initial field trials. According to the company, by looking beyond the concept of simple gravity feeding, Columbia’s engineers have developed a unique mantle modification intended to direct feed more efficiently into a crushing chamber.
Conexpo 2017 is a platform rife with innovation from FPT Industrial. Together with the launch of its new 20-liter engine, the V20, the company showcases the Cursor 16 Tier 4 Final and the N67 Tier 4 Final at its exhibit (South Hall 4 – Booth S84005).
Cummins Inc. announced trials of concept future drivelines for off-highway equipment at CONEXPO.
The world’s leading engine manufacturer of compact diesel engines below 100HP is unveiling a groundbreaking product at this year’s CONEXPO show in Las Vegas. For the first time, Kubota is expanding its diesel lineup to include engines up to the 200HP class. The first model in its new Kubota 09 Series is the 5-liter V5009, scheduled to be on display exclusively for media and show attendees inside booth #S84912.
MAN Engines will present a selection of products from its engine range for construction machinery and technology, as well as for power generation, at the IFPE fair in Las Vegas in March 2017. As such, the engine department of the German commercial vehicle manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus is signalling its intention to significantly expand its business as an engine supplier for off-road applications and energy production/ generator sets in the American market.
POSITAL has introduced new versions of its TILTIX inclinometers that can provide reliable tilt measurement for moving equipment. These new devices use a combination of electro-mechanical gyroscopes and accelerometers to provide accurate measurements, even if the instruments are subject to strong accelerations.
When wood processor Larry Simpson was deciding how to move forward with his business, he opted for a new primary shredder to replace an old grinding machine. The owner of Evergreen Tree and Turf Care knew that he needed a higher specification yet easy to maintain unit, that would do the job efficiently while being cost-effective. So he chose to buy an ARJES VZ 850 DK primary shredder, powered by a 16-liter Volvo Penta diesel engine.
An entirely new line of G-Drive engines was developed to exclusively power the recently launched KD Series of KOHLER and KOHLER-SDMO diesel industrial generators. The compact and powerful new engines, co-developed by Kohler and Liebherr, deliver highly efficient and dependable performance and feature a modular design for optimal serviceability.
DEUTZ AG and Liebherr Machines Bulle S.A. have agreed on the key aspects of a strategic alliance between the two companies. Under this arrangement, Liebherr intends to grant DEUTZ worldwide sales and service rights for 200- to 700-kW diesel engines for a variety of applications. These engines are being developed for the EU Stage V, US Tier 4, China IV and EU Stage IIIA emissions standards and thus meet the future statutory requirements regarding exhaust emissions. The engines manufactured by Liebherr will be available to DEUTZ for series delivery from 2019.
LiuGong launched their new Tier 4 Final Cummins powered E-Series excavators and H-Series wheel loaders at a special event for North American dealers in San Diego, California. The latest machines feature cleaner engines, more efficient systems and offer a better operator experience than their predecessors.
GMC has announced the redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel offered on the 2017 Sierra HD. This next-generation redesign offers more horsepower and torque than ever – an SAE-certified 445 hp (332 kW) and net 910 lb.-ft. (1,234 Nm) – to enable easier, more confident hauling and trailering.