SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2004-09-01

SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2004-09-01
    • Digital revolution changing hydraulics
      Electrohydraulics trim costs while improving safety and efficiency.
    • Heavy-duty testing
      Targeting off-highway and other commercial vehicle engine makers, Ricardo has expanded its Chicago Technical Center to help them comply with upcoming emissions regulations.
    • An integrating experience
      The importance of systems integration will be an overarching theme at a new SAE conference, COMVEC, for the on-and off-highway commercial vehicle industries.
    • Off-highway gets cooler and greener
      An environmentally benign A/C refrigerant rooftop unit is ready for testing in logging and mining equipment in Australia.
    • Mining for better seating
      The mining site is a particularly challenging environment for vehicles, which combined with the intense work schedule of most mining operations, leads to a serious need for comfort and convenience for equipment operators.