Construction equipment

We can offer a multitude of services concerning drivelines in construction equipment.

  • Complete concept studies and selections
  • Engineering problem solving
  • New design layouts of systems
  • Optimization of current systems and components

Our modular thinking will reduce subsystem variants and provide more adaptability.

 

Housing development

Background

  • A market leading construction equipment supplier needed housings for a new gearbox development

 Result

  • Vicuras long experience of housing design contributed to minimum customer effort
  • Housing design optimized for strength and stiffness
  • Vicura handled supplier planning and contacts

Powershift gearbox development

Background

  • A client wanted to evaluate the power shift principle in a new type of multi clutch gearbox and the possibility to replace the existing torque converter with a controlled clutch

Result

  • A complete calibratable shift control system for multi clutch gearboxes in Simulink
  • New clutch control functionality replacing the torque converter for launch and low speed maneuvers
  • Detailed simulations with client specific drive cases to evaluate the performance

Electrical drive transmission

Background

  • A market leading construction equipment supplier wanted to develop an electrical drive transmission including functionality, requirements for heavy industry

Result

  • Tailored 2-speed gearbox and electrical drive systems per customer requirements
  • Balanced customer needs with component choice and functional layout
  • Component technical specification and support to supplier evaluation and selection
  • Downsizing of the combustion engine and reduction of CO2 emission