Concentric AB has been awarded a contract to supply a hydraulic fan motor with integrated valve and control functions to a Chinese material handling OEM to control engine cooling and oil temperature. This new hydraulic motor allows the fan speed to be fully variable, providing a stable machine operating temperature range allowing the material handler to work within the optimum efficiency range. Production will start in 2021.
The hydraulic fan motor units has the following key benefits:
- Controllable air flow cooling capability using proportional pressure relief valves to adjust the fan motor speed
- Reversible speed function to enable cooling radiator cleaning
- Low noise operation condition
- Compact and robust design to meet installation space requirements
Concentric’s efficient and industry proven hydraulic fan motor technology designed to operate in tough and demanding environments including, industrial sectors such as material handling, construction equipment, and agriculture machinery applications around the world was critical to winning this new contract. Close design collaboration between Concentric and the OEM has produced a modular concept product capable of being used in many applications.
According to David Woolley, CEO and President of Concentric AB, “Winning new business with a Chinese OEM demonstrates our hydraulic products are competitive in this market, when customers require innovative products. Concentric’s ability to develop these new products to solve our customer’s needs in challenging machine applications around the world means we continue to be their supplier of choice.”
Filed Under: Pumps & Motors