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Choosing Control Options for Off-Highway Transmissions: Pilot-Operated vs. Direct-Acting

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Pilot-operated TS98-T34 and direct-acting EHPR98-T38 cartridge valves each offer unique advantages for transmission control.   (Source: HydraForce)
Pilot-operated TS98-T34 and direct-acting EHPR98-T38 cartridge valves each offer unique advantages for transmission control.
(Source: HydraForce)

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Rob Spiegel
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The move to direct-acting transmissions
Rob Spiegel   11/7/2013 12:50:23 PM
What technology developments led to the advances in direct-acting valves for trnasmissions?

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Re: The move to direct-acting transmissions
davidp@hydraforce.com   11/14/2013 1:49:09 PM
Hi Rob,

Leveraging the improvements in computational fluid dynamic software are to thank for the vast improvements in direct acting valves for transmissions. 


Cabe Atwell
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Re: The move to direct-acting transmissions
Cabe Atwell   1/20/2014 5:44:54 PM
Interesting, seems these advancements could be implemented in a wide variety of vehicles including helicopters where pilot-operated/direct-action valves could maintain a greater efficiency in transmission/energy convergence. 

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