Dana Showcases Full Value of Integration with Brevini at CONEXPO-CON/AGG
Mar 7, 2017
LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At CONEXPO-CON/AGG, Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) today debuted comprehensive offerings for the global construction, mining, and material-handling industries that include Spicer® drivetrain solutions and newly acquired Brevini™ power-transmission and fluid power solutions.
Dana is exhibiting a complete drive and motion system for 55- to 110-ton (50- to 100- tonne) wheeled and crawler cranes that demonstrates the company's market-leading position that can manage power conveyance to move machines and also perform the work functions of the machine. This system includes a Spicer® transmission, driveshafts, and axles, as well as a Brevini slew drive, motor/winch system, splitter box/pump drive, proportional directional valve, and two mobile planetary travel drive options.
Dana is also unveiling new Brevini solutions for the construction industry, including a new line of motor/winch systems for cranes that deliver superior load control, as well as a new compact power-transmission solution for asphalt and concrete plants.
"For many decades, customers have trusted Dana and Brevini to supply high-quality solutions engineered to perform reliably in the harshest operating environments," said Aziz Aghili, president of Dana Off-Highway Drive and Motion Technologies. "CONEXPO-CON/AGG provides a prime opportunity for us to show our customers the technological and supply-chain benefits of using a single source that can integrate the mobility and work functions of heavy-duty machinery."
Addition of Brevini Power-Transmission, Fluid Power Businesses
Dana announced in February that it completed the acquisition of the power-transmission and fluid power businesses of Brevini Group, S.p.A. The combination of Brevini into Dana's business creates numerous opportunities for growth. Among them, the acquisition:
- increases Dana's addressable market for off-highway driveline systems by providing access to tracked vehicles in that segment;
- significantly broadens the opportunities in industrial markets – an important segment that Dana has served for more than 70 years;
- provides a platform of proven technologies that can be offered to Dana's on-highway customers; and
- accelerates Dana's hybridization and electrification initiatives.
Brevini technologies purchased by Dana include a wide range of highly engineered mobile planetary hub drives; planetary gearboxes; hydraulic pumps, motors, and valves; and advanced electronic control systems. Brevini's expertise in cylindrical gearing and planetary hub gears supplements Dana's long history and market leadership in spiral bevel and hypoid gear technologies. Brevini's technology portfolio increases the patents and patents pending for Dana's off-highway business by 33 percent.
With the completion of this transaction, Brevini customers are now served by the Dana Off-Highway Drive and Motion Technologies business (previously known as Dana Off-Highway Drivetrain Technologies).
New Brevini™ Solutions for Construction
At CONEXPO-CON/AGG, Dana will exhibit a new line of Brevini motor/winch systems engineered to deliver superior load control. Primarily used in crane applications, these systems feature a nine-piston motor that supports slow-speed operation of the winch at full pressure, allowing for more precise maneuvering of loads. The series of four motor/winches supports maximum line pulls ranging from 15,000 to 22,000 lbs. (6,800 to 10,000 kg).
Dana is also introducing a new Brevini twin-shaft industrial gearbox system for asphalt and concrete mixing applications. Offering output torques up to 35,000 nM, it uses Posiplan technology with a simplified design, more compact size, and reduced weight that lowers transportation, installation, and maintenance costs.
Visitors may view Dana's drive and motion technologies at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in booths 84712 and 82218 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
About Dana Incorporated
Dana is a world leader in highly engineered solutions for improving the efficiency, performance, and sustainability of powered vehicles and machinery. Dana supports the passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway markets, as well as industrial and stationary equipment applications. Founded in 1904, Dana employs approximately 27,000 people in 34 countries on six continents who are committed to delivering long-term value to customers. The company reported sales of more than $5.8 billion in 2016. Forbes Magazine has again selected Dana as one of America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies. Based in Maumee, Ohio, the company's headquarters operations were selected as a "Top Workplace" by The (Toledo) Blade in 2017. For more information, please visit dana.com.
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