HANOVER, Germany, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) this week is demonstrating the company’s leading market position as a Tier-One supplier of drive and motion systems for the agriculture industry at Agritechnica 2017.
Located in hall 16, stand F06, Dana is presenting Spicer® drivetrain systems, including agricultural axle options, wheel and track drives, and hydrostatic transmissions, together with Brevini® motion systems, including winches, hydraulic components, and electronic controls.
Dana’s innovative products improve the performance and efficiency of agriculture applications such as sprayers, tractors, telehandlers, combines, and harvesters. Dana’s portfolio of advanced technologies have been engineered to support increased crop yields, optimized harvesting operations, lower emissions, improved operator safety and comfort, and reduced total cost of ownership.
Dana acquired the power-transmission and fluid power businesses of the former Brevini Group, S.p.A. in February 2017 and is now in a unique position to efficiently manage power conveyance from the vehicle’s engine to its drivetrain, as well as from the engine to machine working functions.
“Off-highway equipment manufacturers continue to look for multiple strategies to further maximize vehicle performance, which is driving a need for systems integration and a wider portfolio of solutions,” said Aziz Aghili, president of Dana Off-Highway Drive and Motion Technologies. “Dana is leveraging its own decades-long experience in drive systems for the agriculture industry with the recently acquired hydraulic and electronic control expertise of the Brevini brand to deliver an expanded portfolio of highly engineered, innovative solutions for this market.”
Leading Drivetrain Solutions for Agriculture
Dana has a wide portfolio of drivetrains and associated technologies for agriculture equipment and now features Spicer wheel and track drives with a wide range of maximum transmittable output torque values. Dana offers complete wheel drive packages as well as track drives with customized solutions that include hydraulic motors and components. Initially developed by the former Brevini Group, these technologies are now marketed under the Spicer brand name. Dana will continue to strengthen and expand these products through line extensions and further engineering enhancements.
Now available for pre-production testing by vehicle manufacturers, Dana’s Spicer® Smart Suite™ Intelligent Load Monitoring System (ILMS) has initially been targeted for telehandlers. This system uses patented and proprietary data-collecting technologies across the vehicle to prevent tip-over incidents, estimate static loads, and supply intelligent calibration management.
Spicer Smart Suite ILMS is designed to alert the operator of potential tipping situations, reduce the risk