Engineering & Manufacturing
Design & Engineering Insights
Design & Engineering Insights: New ISO Cab Air Quality Standard to Improve Equipment Operator Health
The new ISO 23875 air quality standard for cab enclosures is designed to protect machine operators from harmful respirable particulates found outside the cab in mining environments.
January 6, 2021
Design & Engineering Insights: Topcon Says Digitization will Transform the Agricultural Equipment Industry
More use of data and smart systems will help farmers improve their operations and better enable them to feed the ever-growing global population.
October 1, 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
Design & Engineering Insights: New Allison Transmission Electric Axles Bring Efficiency Benefits
The new eGen Power 100D electric axles were designed specifically for electric vehicles, helping ensure optimal efficiency and performance for the application.
December 16, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Hyliion Hypertruck ERX Extends Range of Electric Powered Trucks
By combining an electric drivetrain and a natural gas-powered onboard generator, the Hypertruck ERX can provide a range of over 1,000 miles.
December 9, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: New Inmotive Two-Speed Transmission Improves Efficiency of Electric Vehicles
The Ingear two-speed transmission provides high efficiency, low cost and smooth shifting which all help to improve overall electric vehicle performance.
December 2, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: New Cab Design for Volta Zero Electric Truck Improves Safety
Volta Trucks created a brand new cab design for its electric truck with enhanced ergonomics and visibility to improve comfort and safety for truck drivers.
November 18, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Sy-Klone Developing Smart Technology to Improve Cab Air Quality
Use of sensors and machine-based data will enable monitoring and control of cab air quality in real time to ensure safety of machine operators.
November 10, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: elobau Adaptive Multifunctional Armrest to Improve Operator Comfort and Productivity
The multifunctional armrest prototype enables the operator interface controls to change and adapt to fit the needs of various operating scenarios.
November 4, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Oilgear Sees Remote Connectivity as Opportunity for Heavy Equipment Industry
Remote work and connectivity capabilities are helping to increase business communications and productivity, and may be a means of attracting new talent to the industry.
October 2, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Southco Believes Equipment Access will Grow in Importance as Automation Progresses
As development of autonomous on- and off-highway equipment continues, so will the need to ensure the security of the equipment.
October 1, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: CECE Discusses Impacts of COVID and Future Trends on Construction Equipment Industry
Emissions reductions and alternative energy technologies will continue to drive the advancement of the construction equipment industry.
September 30, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: B&R Says Changing Workforce is Helping Drive Automation
The desire for more productive heavy equipment and a younger generation entering the industry is increasing expectations for advanced technology such as automation.
September 23, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Parker LORD Sensing Technologies Aid Autonomous Vehicle Development
As technology advances, sensors are becoming more precise to enable improved safety and operation of autonomous vehicles.
September 16, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: FORT Robotics Says Safety and Security is Critical for Autonomous Equipment
FORT Robotics will work with OEMs to help secure their automated systems and machines to ensure safe operation at all times.
September 9, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Terzo Power Systems Uses Electrification to Improve Hydraulic System Efficiency
Adding electronics to hydraulic systems can improve overall system efficiency as well as reduce the amount of necessary components and maintenance.
August 26, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Horiba Test Systems Aid Development of Electric Vehicles
Test systems for all phases of the product development cycle help to ensure electric-powered equipment meets application requirements.
August 19, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: AVL Sees Continued Growth of Electrification in Off-Highway Equipment
Interest in electrification is increasing in all applications, from small equipment to large machines and vehicles.
August 12, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Delta-Q Discusses Battery Charging and Electrification Trends
Advancements in battery technology are also bringing new requirements for charging systems in heavy-duty equipment.
August 5, 2020
Data, IoT & Connectivity
Design & Engineering Insights: Balluff Says Smarter Sensors will Enable Better Data Collection
Data collection and machine connectivity starts with smarter sensors which not only provide information for the original intent but also other parameters.
July 30, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Cognitive Sealing Enables Predictive Maintenance
Trelleborg uses artificial intelligence to analyze sensor data that is captured around the seals and create a maintenance plan that will help prevent costly downtime.
July 22, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Proemion Says Digital Transformation Increasing use of Telematics
Telematics use will continue to grow as off-road equipment users look to gain more insight into their machine and business operations.
July 15, 2020
Design & Engineering Insights: Parker Hannifin Examines Benefits of IoT in Hydraulics
Adding IoT capabilities to fluid power systems allows remote access to program systems and the ability to retrieve data to diagnose any potential problems.
July 8, 2020
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