Rail, Truck & Bus http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en Electronics Control Truck Air Suspensions http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/electronics-control-truck-air-suspensions <div class="node-body article-body">Major Chinese commercial-vehicle manufacturers have adopted WABCO’s electronically controlled air-suspension technology, OptiRide on their advanced-vehicle platforms, including CNHTC’s heavy-duty truck HOWO. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/electronics-control-truck-air-suspensions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/electronics-control-truck-air-suspensions#comments Controls & Instrumentation Rail, Truck & Bus News Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:52:00 +0000 40231 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com <p>1. Major Chinese commercial-vehicle manufacturers have adopted WABCO&rsquo;s electronically controlled air-suspension technology, OptiRide on their advanced-vehicle platforms, including CNHTC&rsquo;s heavy-duty truck HOWO.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of Wabco Hydraulic Hybrids Head for the Hills http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/hydraulic-hybrids-head-hills <div class="node-body article-body">Park officials employ clean-energy hybrid shuttles to transport park visitors up to the top of Mount Denali. Formerly known as Mount McKinley, it is the highest mountain in North America.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/hydraulic-hybrids-head-hills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/hydraulic-hybrids-head-hills#comments Rail, Truck & Bus News Mon, 12 Sep 2016 18:44:00 +0000 40061 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulic System Runs with Engine Shut Off http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-system-runs-engine-shut <div class="node-body article-body">Altec won an award for its JEMS vehicle, which employs a hybrid hydraulic-electric system that saves on fuel consumption.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-system-runs-engine-shut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/hydraulic-pumps-motors/hydraulic-system-runs-engine-shut#comments Hydraulic Fluids Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Thu, 09 Jun 2016 13:48:00 +0000 38651 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Thermal Analysis of a Garbage Truck’s Hydraulics http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/waste-management/thermal-analysis-garbage-truck-s-hydraulics <div class="field-byline"> Peter Weller, P.E. </div> <div class="field-deck"> What happens when a hydraulic system operates with fluid temperature that exceeds the normally recommended maximum of 180° F? A model was developed to study thermodynamic behavior of a hydraulic system in a garbage truck that can also be applied to hydraulic systems on other work trucks. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What happens when a hydraulic system operates with fluid temperature that exceeds the normally recommended maximum of 180° F? A model was developed to study thermodynamic behavior of a hydraulic system in a garbage truck that can also be applied to hydraulic systems on other work trucks.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/waste-management/thermal-analysis-garbage-truck-s-hydraulics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/waste-management/thermal-analysis-garbage-truck-s-hydraulics#comments Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Waste Management Thu, 05 May 2016 13:22:00 +0000 38211 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com So Just What is a Work Truck? http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/so-just-what-work-truck <div class="node-body article-body">NTEA's Steve Cary says work trucks are primarily designed and produced individually, on a custom-order basis, due to their diverse applications, limited volume, and body and equipment variations </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/so-just-what-work-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/so-just-what-work-truck#comments Rail, Truck & Bus Wed, 24 Feb 2016 17:14:00 +0000 37211 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Cylinder Latches onto Simplicity http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/cylinder-latches-simplicity <div class="node-body article-body">Norgren's latching cylinders help reduce the number of components used, space, weight, and installation time required for pneumatic systems in railroad equipment.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/cylinder-latches-simplicity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/cylinders-actuators/cylinder-latches-simplicity#comments Cylinders & Actuators Rail, Truck & Bus Tue, 23 Feb 2016 17:29:00 +0000 37181 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Read Up on Hydraulic Systems for Work Trucks http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/read-hydraulic-systems-work-trucks <div class="node-body article-body">The seventh edition of Understanding Truck-Mounted Hydraulic Systems provides insights into the operation of truck-mounted and mobile hydraulic systems.</div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/read-hydraulic-systems-work-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/read-hydraulic-systems-work-trucks#comments Rail, Truck & Bus Mon, 22 Feb 2016 15:03:00 +0000 37131 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Work Truck Show Highlights Green Initiatives http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/work-truck-show-highlights-green-initiatives <div class="field-deck"> Indianapolis will once again host the International Work Truck Show, featuring an impressive collection of hydraulic and pneumatic component, system, and service providers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Indianapolis will once again host the International Work Truck Show, featuring an impressive collection of hydraulic and pneumatic component, system, and service providers. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/work-truck-show-highlights-green-initiatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/work-truck-show-highlights-green-initiatives#comments Rail, Truck & Bus Events Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:15:00 +0000 36661 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Hydraulics & Pneumatics Products of the Week (1/25-2/1) http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/fittings-couplings/hydraulics-pneumatics-products-week-125-21 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The new product roundup includes push-to-connect fittings and flow-control valves, along with radial-piston hydraulic motors, and new standard cartridge valves. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/fittings-couplings/hydraulics-pneumatics-products-week-125-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/fittings-couplings/hydraulics-pneumatics-products-week-125-21#comments Products Food & Beverage Controls & Instrumentation Fittings & Couplings Hydraulic Pumps & Motors Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Mon, 25 Jan 2016 22:33:00 +0000 35651 at http://hydraulicspneumatics.com Servopneumatics Helps Spruce Up Subway Tunnels http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/servopneumatics-helps-spruce-subway-tunnels <div class="field-deck"> Tentacle-like suction nozzles and suction feet are positioned using the latest servopneumatics from Festo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Servopneumatics plays a key role in a new tunnel maintenance train built to improve the cleanliness of subways and make the job faster, easier, more effective, and at lower cost. </div> <p><a href="http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/servopneumatics-helps-spruce-subway-tunnels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://hydraulicspneumatics.com/rail-truck-bus/servopneumatics-helps-spruce-subway-tunnels#comments Cylinders & Actuators Rail, Truck & Bus Pneumatic Valves Wed, 23 Dec 2015 19:58:00 +0000 35441 at 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