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1 Lightweight, Highly Efficient Drive System (February 2017)

This paper presents a joint project conducted by Ashwoods Electric Motors and Oerlikon Fairfield that uses planetary drives with an integrated electric motor. Current solutions used in production of off-highway vehicles rely upon large, heavy and inefficient brushed DC or induction motors, coupled to a planetary gearbox. This presents a number of challenges to the vehicle designers such as: limited vehicle range, limited space around the motor/drivetrain, and motor durability. The proposed integrated system utilizes an Oerlikon Fairfield Torque Hub, widely used in off-highway vehicles, and the Ashwoods first-to-market, interior permanent magnet motor. How these products are integrated, i.e. incorporating a brake solution, represents a market-changing product. Using interior permanent magnet (IPM) technology in the motor design means the motor can be up to 70% lighter, 70% smaller and 20% more efficient than traditional motors used in off-highway traction applications.

2 Gear Expo 2017 Booth Previews (September 2017)

Highlights from some of the gear, gear drive, power transmission component, software, materials and related exhibitors at Gear Expo 2017.

3 Product News (August 2012)

The complete Product News section from the August 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

4 Industry News (October 2013)

The complete Industry News section from the October 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

News Items About Oerlikon Fairfield

1 Oerlikon Fairfield Drives Provide Improved Energy Management (July 22, 2011)
Oerlikon Fairfield electric drives provide mobile equipment manufacturers with options for improved energy management. These include the ...

2 CONEXPO-CONAGG-IFPE Preview: Oerlikon Fairfield (February 26, 2014)
Oerlikon Fairfield will unveil its new patent-pending hybrid electric drivetrain technology at the upcoming ConExpo-Con/Agg trade show fr...

3 Oerlikon Fairfield Presents Drive System Paper at 2016 VDI International Congress (July 7, 2016)
Transmission specialist Oerlikon Fairfield co-presented details of an innovative electric drive system for off-highway vehicles at the re...

4 Oerlikon Fairfield Honored by Indiana Manufacturers Association (October 25, 2016)
On October 19, 2016, manufacturers, business leaders, and policymakers from across the state met in Indianapolis to honor those companies...

5 Oerlikon Fairfield Inducted into Indiana Manufacturers Hall of Fame (November 3, 2016)
On October 19, 2016, manufacturers, business leaders and policymakers from across Indiana met in Indianapolis to honor those companies th...