Networks link control modules to bring more features and functions to the job site.
PLM suppliers are offering new tools that aid collaboration, expanding on core offerings in PDM, CAD, and CAE.
In-wheel hydraulic motors, hydraulic transformers, and a common pressure rail with accumulators put new meaning in the word drivetrain.
Even with the best engineering processes and quality planning, deviations can occur with the incoming material, things can go wrong during the manufacturing process, and service conditions can be different than expected.
In the heavy-duty vehicle arena, adoption of standards for networking benefits everyone.