A New Era in Controllability - Hydrostatic Steering for Articulated Vehicles 660238
With the advent of ever larger mobile machines in the earthmoving industry new methods of steering control had to be developed. Three basic systems which had sufficed in the past were mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic power steering mechanisms.
This paper describes a new hydrostatic power steering system which appears particularly applicable to large off-road construction machines. Basic features of the V2 Hydraguide system are discussed. It is believed this system meets the general requirements for a high-flow steering unit and represents a new era in controlability for articulated vehicles.