Replacement of and existing engine mounting to give superior performance
MARKET: Off Highway Construction Equipment
COMPANY: Manufacturer of compact excavators
WHAT WAS THE CLIENT PROBLEM/WHAT DID THEY REQUIRE
Our client had a vehicle with excessive transmission of vibration from a 3 cylinder engine to the chassis casing resulting in excessive discomfort for the driver. A replacement anti-vibration mounting was required to fit within the existing space envelope and provide superior vibration isolation
WHAT WAS UNIQUE ABOUT THE PPE SOLUTION
Prototype parts were supplied within 4 weeks from the initial consultation and when proved satisfactory used for accelerated durability testing to verify the installation.
WHAT WERE THE ADDITIONAL BENEFITS TO THE CUSTOMER
The customer was also able to retrofit the new mountings as a service upgrade to resolve complaints from end-users of the vehicle.