Engineering & Manufacturing
Design & Engineering Insights: NI Electric Vehicle Hardware-in-the-Loop Test Architecture
The HIL technology makes it easy for design teams to scale the testing and validation to specific components or entire electric vehicle powertrain systems.
June 24, 2020
Reshoring of Manufacturing in the U.S. Poses Benefits and Challenges
Supply chain strains experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the potential for bringing more manufacturing back to the U.S., and how that could impact the economy and construction industry.
June 19, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Vertex 3D Collaboration Platform Eases Access to Engineering Data
Vertex's collaboration platform converts engineering information into a 3D geometry which can be made available to all teams at a company needing access to the data.
June 17, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Grid Raster Sees Growth in Use of AR/VR to Reduce Development Time
Grid Raster has seen use of augmented and virtual reality increase in the past 18 months as the technology has improved and use cases have evolved.
June 10, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: dSPACE Simulation Tools Aid Autonomous Vehicle Development
Simulation tools enable engineers to quickly evaluate various scenarios to ensure the safety of autonomous vehicles and equipment.
June 3, 2020
Heavy Truck and Equipment Manufacturers Implement New COVID Safety Protocols
As manufacturers begin reopening and ramping up production, they are putting in place new procedures to keep employees safe from coronavirus.
May 29, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: FEMA Corp. Frictionless Suspended Armature Technology
FEMA's force motor technology consists of a low resistance coil and a suspended steel armature to create a frictionless solution for use in various applications.
May 20, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Danfoss Digital Displacement Pumps Offer High Level of Efficiency
Digital Displacement is the selective enabling of individual cylinders within a rotating hydraulic pump which provides more precise control and improved efficiency.
May 13, 2020
Supply Chain Disruptions in the Construction and Equipment Manufacturing Industries
Temporary shut downs and slower goods transport have led to supply chain disruptions for many in the construction and heavy equipment manufacturing industries.
May 7, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Eaton Dynamic Machine Control Aims to Improve Efficiency and Performance
Eaton's Dynamic Machine Control technology leverages software and machine data to make better decisions about what the machine needs at any given moment.
May 6, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Isuzu Dual-Fuel Engine Enables Use of Natural Gas and Propane
Isuzu's new dual-fuel engine has a maximum rated output of 78.4-79.8 hp when operating on natural gas and 82.5-56.3 hp on propane.
April 29, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Caterpillar Introduces Hybrid Engine Concept
The Cat C18 hybrid concept engine provides opportunities to improve fuel consumption and emissions levels.
April 22, 2020
Stark Manufacturing Provides Insight into How it Keeps Business Going Through Coronavirus
President Rachel Mize says continuing to manufacture products during the current global health crisis requires an emphasis on communication with customers, suppliers and employees.
April 17, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Kubota Engine Details Micro-Hybrid Technology
Kubota Engine's Micro-Hybrid System supports the engine by delivering an additional electrical power boost of up to 10 kW.
April 15, 2020
Automation Evolves on the Construction Site
Development and use of automation technologies continues to grow in the construction industry as a means of improving safety, efficiency and productivity.
April 7, 2020
Doosan's Concept-X Showcases Autonomous Worksite of the Future
Concept-X is a comprehensive control solution that can be used to survey worksite topography via drones and operate construction equipment autonomously.
April 3, 2020
Engineering Corner: Deutz Outlines Alternative Energy Strategy
DEUTZ is continuously developing and evolving its electric drive systems to meet the needs of various applications.
March 31, 2020
Three Pump Hydraulic System Improves Hydraulic Flow in Hitachi Excavator
The Zaxis 345LC reduced tailswing excavator features a three pump hydraulic system offering flow rates of 180 gpm.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd.
March 27, 2020
Battery and Charging Trends for the Construction Industry
Delta-Q discusses its battery and charging offerings for construction equipment.
March 27, 2020
Next-Gen Cat Excavator Features Come to 328 Wheeled Excavator
Integrated simple-to-use technologies are designed to boost efficiencies up to 45% over previous models.
March 26, 2020
Vanguard Lithium Ion Battery Can Power Up to 40 Kilowatt Hours
The company offers a customized lithium-ion battery, controller and battery charger to provide an all-in-one electric-powered solution.
Briggs & Stratton Commercial Power
March 26, 2020
Geotab Offers New Off-Road Fleet Maintenance Solution
Geotab's new GO RUGGED telematics device has been designed specifically for the off-road market.
March 26, 2020
Hyundai CE Enters Electric Excavator Market
The company debuted its new electric excavator design during CONEXPO 2020.
March 25, 2020
CASE Describes Innovation Path to Alternative Propulsion
Company leaders discuss CASE CE and CNH Industrial alternative energy strategy.
Case Construction Equipment
March 24, 2020