Energy Saver for lorry loaders

20 March 2008

A new hydraulic power pack for truck loader cranes has been designed to include energy saving features.

The RiteSpec Fuel Saver uses a displacement pump to match the flow directly to the engine's power curve, meaning maximum pressure at any particular engine speed corresponds with the available power.

It was produced by UK-based hydraulic solutions company PCM Fluid Power and diesel engine supplier Hatz GB.

A Hatz spokesman said engine power requirements for a variable flow pump can be up to 30% less when compared with a standard fixed flow system. He added: “In addition to the initial cost of saving of having a smaller engine, users of RiteSpec will profit from up to a 50% fuel saving, experience less wear on the engine and gain from an overall cooler, smoother hydraulic performance. The complete unit is more compact and quieter than conventional power packs.”

For more information see www.pcmfluidpower.co.uk

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