1996-08-01

The Impact of an Electronically Controlled Hydrostatic Transmission on Crawler Performance and Manufacturing 961796

John Deere has introduced a new C-Series Construction Crawler which features an electronically-controlled dual-path hydrostatic transmission. This paper discusses the increase in performance, the improvement in operator controllability, the reduction in operator lever efforts, and the impact on manufacturing that is associated with the electronic controls. Comparisons are drawn between the C-Series Crawler and the previous model and to conventional power-shift torque converter crawlers.

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