Transportation Technology
An Electric Hybrid System for Refuse Vehicles
Over the last few years there has been a significant increase in the popularity of electric cars. These vehicles are efficient, silent and do not pollute the air (at least where they are driven). In...
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How to Keep Diesel Engines Operating in All Weather Conditions
Fuel contamination, either in the form of dirt or water, will invariably find its way into your fuel system no matter how careful you are. With modern engines injecting fuel at pressures up to 30,000...
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How to Take Advantage of an Electric Power Take-Off
With the increased emphasis to reduce emissions, air pollution, resource waste, and traffic noise, government legislation is pushing towards the use of electric power to drive ancillaries in work...
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Truck Actuator Extends Nozzle Reach Into Dangerous Places
Firefighters have one of the most dangerous and demanding jobs in the public’s eye. They are called upon to face complex fires or natural disasters to save lives or property. Innovative technology to...
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3 Factors Driving the Adoption of Commercial Battery Powered Trucks
The U.S. transportation industry is rapidly evolving to meet the demand for clean energy. And for design engineers working at the forefront of truck electrification, this represents an opportunity to...
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The Reason Truck OEMs are Switching to Straight Thread O-Ring Fittings
  When truck and trailer OEMs select DOT air brake fittings, a number of considerations frequently come into play including performance, price, assembly time and the ability to customize to their...
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Rotary Actuator Lowers Fire Boat to Fit Under Bridges
Considering that more than six million people live in the Philadelphia region, government officials realized they needed a fast-response emergency river vessel with both fire fighting and rescue...
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Top Technology Innovations for the Transportation Industry
Around the world, transportation companies are making significant investments in new technologies to stay ahead and find ways to improve productivity and profitability. Advances in...
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Why Making the Right Tube Connections for LNG Plants Is Vital
Small and mid-scale LNG plants are dramatically changing the application sphere for natural gas as an alternative fuel for transportation, both onland and for marine shipping use. They are helping...
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Thermal Gels or Gap Filler Pads? Top 6 Things You Should Know
Thermal interface materials are used to eliminate air gaps or voids from adjoining rough or un-even mating surfaces. Because the thermal interface material has a greater thermal conductivity than the...
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Challenges of Commercial Vehicle Electrification
In 1933, Kenworth Motor Truck Co. became the first American truck manufacturer to introduce the Cummins 4 cylinder, 100 hp, HA4 model diesel engine as standard equipment. By 1938 the first...
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Improving Efficiency of Diesel Truck and Bus Fleets
Clean energy consultancy Gladstein, Neandross and Associates, in its recent report on sustainable fleets¹, predicts another decade of diesel-powered heavy trucks leading long-haul. Diesel...
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Overcoming Challenges of Fully Autonomous Vehicles
As the automotive industry moves toward more automated, connected vehicles, engineers are challenged to identify technologies that can process and transfer large volumes of data in real-time...
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Changing the Environmental Impact of Electric Car Batteries
The popularity of electric and zero-emissions vehicles is growing substantially, although their share of the overall automobile market remains relatively small.  Automobile manufacturers are spending...
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Efficiently Powering High-Speed Electric Railways
Innovations in rail travel are making trains faster, safer, more efficient and environmentally friendly. Of all the transportation modes, rail is leading the way in new technologies. Electric railways...
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Improving Efficiency of Marine Desalination Systems
Whether it’s a 25-foot pleasure boat, million-dollar yacht, luxury cruise ship or large tanker, they all have one thing in common: they need potable water. That’s why marine desalination...
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Addressing the Challenge of Hydrogen Embrittlement in Metallurgy | White Paper
In the quest for a decarbonised society there is no doubt that Hydrogen as an environmentally friendly fuel source is gaining a lot of popularity to become the fuel of the future. And the hydrogen...
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Clean Transportation for a Sustainable Future | Infographic
Of the many transport fuel choices available today, none plays a more strategic role than natural gas in having an immediate and major positive economic and environmental impact. But of the two most...
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How To Install the QuickFit™ Oil Change System
Service technicians know all too well that oil changes fluctuate from machine to machine and vehicle to vehicle, requiring a unique set of skills, instructions, and equipment. Whether that’s a fleet...
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New Motor and Generator Solution Supports Cleaner Vehicles of the Future
Electrification remains one of the primary trends in the automotive sector, as vehicle makers push hard to introduce cleaner technologies that result in lower emissions. According to a recent report...
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