Heavy Duty Trucking

DEC 2014

The Fleet Business Authority

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©2014 Eaton. All rights reserved. SEVEN CONSIDERATIONS There are a lot of details to consider when spec'ing your transmission, but here's a quick list of some of the major ones. And no matter what your job, there's an UltraShift ® PLUS that can help you do it better. Find your PLUS at www.ultrashiftplus.com 250+ reps supporting all makes, models, and confi gurations of commercial vehicles. With over 4,000 service and aftermarket partners throughout North America. learn more at roadranger.com THE ROADRANGER ® NETWORK VOCATIONAL ACTIVE SHIFTING (VAS): Designed for optimal value for standard vocational applications. VOCATIONAL CONSTRUCTION SERIES (VCS): Designed for deep reduction combined with fast fl exible reverse. VOCATIONAL MULTIPURPOSE SERIES (VMS): Designed for superior low speed maneuverability. MULTI-PURPOSE EXTREME PERFORMANCE (MXP): Designed to haul extreme loads on large grades. FIND THE RIGHT ULTRASHIFT PLUS FOR YOUR FLEET: The challenge for many dump truck applications is they need to get up to highway speeds but also operate around a jobsite with complete control. SLOW-SPEED MANEUVERABILITY 1 Most dump applications require extensive operations in reverse. Spec the reverse ratio set that matches your jobsite requirements. REVERSE SPEED REQUIREMENTS 2 Off-road driving can be challenging. Consider an automated manual transmission programmed to maintain constant power to the wheels. OFF-ROAD CONDITIONS 3 The GCW and material type that you're hauling are going to affect your transmission choice. MAX GCW 4 An auxiliary transmission is used for additional gear reduction for jobsite work and hauling heavy loads on steep grades. AUXILIARY TRANSMISSIONS 5 Steep grades require a transmission with more forward speeds. Also, look for features like Hill Start Aid for launch control on grades. MAXIMUM GRADES 6 Consider a transmission that has multiple PTO mounting options - 6-bolt, 8-bolt or thru-shaft. PTO REQUIREMENTS 7 IN SPEC'ING A DUMP TRUCK TRANSMISSION

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