Rail, Truck & Bus http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Simulation Helps Manufacturer Improve HST Design http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-components/simulation-helps-manufacturer-improve-hst-design <div class="field-byline"> Bruce Pilgrim </div> <div class="field-deck"> Imagining new solutions through improved understanding enables Poclain Hydraulics to improve the performance and efficiency of hydrostatic transmission components and systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers have been able to simulate transmission behavior with the aid of software, solving problems quicker and less expensively.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-components/simulation-helps-manufacturer-improve-hst-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/other-components/simulation-helps-manufacturer-improve-hst-design#comments Rail, Truck & Bus Other Components Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:03:00 +0000 26061 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com A pneumatic locomotive? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/pneumatic-locomotive <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Pneumatics is often used where the potential dangers of electricity pose too great a risk for electrical power to be used. Equipment used in mines and submerged or standing in water are probably the most prevalent applications.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/pneumatic-locomotive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/pneumatic-locomotive#comments Rail, Truck & Bus Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:10:00 +0000 24191 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com HUSCO Automotives wins manufacturing award http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/husco-automotives-wins-manufacturing-award <div class="node-body article-body">HUSCO Automotive, a subsidiary of HUSCO International, was recently named the 2012 Special Award winner for Technology, Innovation and Impact at the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Awards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/husco-automotives-wins-manufacturing-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/husco-automotives-wins-manufacturing-award#comments Rail, Truck & Bus Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:13:00 +0000 19921 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Pneumatic valve http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/pneumatic-valve-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Prospector poppet valve has been expanded to operate in extremely low temperatures, from –40°C (–40°F) to 60°C (140°F). Its high flow and short stroke result in fast response times. It is available in air pilot or solenoid pilot design in a wide range of voltages. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/pneumatic-valve-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/pneumatic-valves/pneumatic-valve-0#comments Products Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:11:00 +0000 19752 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Truck-mounted handlers show their strength http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/truck-mounted-handlers-show-their-strength <div class="field-deck"> Hydraulics provide the necessary power and safety in loaders. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Barko Hydraulics, Superior, Wis., says its 80XL back-of-cab knuckleboom loader delivers the highest payload with the lowest installed weight ratio and provides the lowest cost of operation of any product on the market. It also comes equipped with more standard features and is said to last longer and perform harder than its competitors.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/truck-mounted-handlers-show-their-strength" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/truck-mounted-handlers-show-their-strength#comments Cylinders & Actuators Rail, Truck & Bus Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:10:00 +0000 19111 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Piston pump and compressor http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/products/piston-pump-and-compressor <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Series 319 oil-less, WOB-L piston dc pump and compressor is small and lightweight (5.1 lb/2.3 Kg). Die-cast aluminum components provide strength and durability. It provides up to 150 psi (10.4 bar) of maximum intermittent pressure, and 93% local barometer of maximum vacuum. Corrosion resistant e-coated exterior finish, stainless steel inlet valve, thermally protected motor and inlet filter/exhaust muffler all provide quiet operation. It is available with 12 and 24 Vdc motor and dryer/solenoid.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/products/piston-pump-and-compressor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/products/piston-pump-and-compressor#comments Products Air Compressors Rail, Truck & Bus Mon, 04 Feb 2013 17:08:00 +0000 18991 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Colorado State University vehicles use hydraulic hybrid drivetrains http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-amp-motors/colorado-state-university-vehicles-use-hydraulic-hybrid-drivetrains <div class="node-body article-body"><p> As it moves ahead with its hydraulic hybrid drivetrain system, Lightning Hybrids announced today that Colorado State University will retrofit two internal delivery trucks with its fuel-efficient hydraulic hybrid systems, paid for by a grant from the Colorado Energy Office (CEO). The vehicles &mdash; 2012 GMC trucks &mdash; are the first medium duty trucks to use a hybrid system. They will be put into delivery service on campus.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-amp-motors/colorado-state-university-vehicles-use-hydraulic-hybrid-drivetrains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-amp-motors/colorado-state-university-vehicles-use-hydraulic-hybrid-drivetrains#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:23:00 +0000 18711 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Avoiding the down and dirty http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-fluids/avoiding-down-and-dirty <div class="field-byline"> By Colin Myles, vice president, J.E. Myles Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Transportation simulator relies on hydraulic reservoir isolators to keep fluid contaminant-free, ensuring constant uptime. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> To avoid severe vibration and premature failures, rail and truck shipping containers are subjected to vibration testing. However, failures often occurred because testing was originally only done on the X, Y and Z axes. Studies indicated that the pitch, roll and yaw axes simultaneously exert significant forces that can cause premature product efficiencies, normally attributed to design deficiencies.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-fluids/avoiding-down-and-dirty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-fluids/avoiding-down-and-dirty#comments Hydraulic Fluids Rail, Truck & Bus Tue, 11 Dec 2012 20:32:00 +0000 18011 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Lightning Hybrids' fuel efficiency demonstration http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/lightning-hybrids-fuel-efficiency-demonstration <div class="node-body video-body"><p> Lightning Hybrids, Loveland, Colo., announced this week that it will be supplying its hydraulic hybrid system on two city buses for the city of Loveland. A video like this will be shown on board the buses, to demonstrate the fuel efficiency the system is achieving.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/lightning-hybrids-fuel-efficiency-demonstration#comments Accumulators Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:31:00 +0000 17551 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Lightning Hybrids to provide systems for city buses http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/lightning-hybrids-provide-systems-city-buses <div class="node-body article-body"><p> <font face="Calibri, Verdana, Helvetica, Arial"><span style="font-size:11pt">In more hydraulic hybrid news this week, Lightning Hybrids LLC (LH) announced that it will retrofit two shuttle buses for the City of Loveland, Colo., with its <a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/200/IndZone/RecyclingWasteM/Article/False/86501/IndZone-RecyclingWasteM" target="_blank">fuel-efficient hydraulic hybrid system</a> in December and January.</span></font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/lightning-hybrids-provide-systems-city-buses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-amp-bus/lightning-hybrids-provide-systems-city-buses#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:22:00 +0000 17561 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com