Safe, reliable cooling for hydrogen fuel cell systems on commercial vehicles
FAUN is a member of the long-established KIRCHHOFF Group’s Ecotec division, based in Germany. FAUN’s 2000+ employees develop and manufacture dependable refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) and street sweepers. All FAUN vehicles harness innovation and modern technology to ensure they meet the latest technical standards.
China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited gains efficient and stable power for vessel transportation
China is the most populous coastal country in the world. Vessels are necessary technical equipment for the operation of the marine industry. The reliability of vessel’s power unit has attracted intensive attention from the whole industry chain.
What happened to all that sticky oil?
Most travelers on passenger ships will probably never have the chance to see the impressive machinery needed to run the ship. To keep the machinery going, the ship needs different kinds of oils to work properly. However, fuel oil is not directly usable when delivered to the ship, because the water it contains must be removed first. This separation process would not work unless the oil viscosity was lowered using a SWEP brazed plate heat exchanger.
Small details count on the high seas
Designing and constructing marine engines is one of the biggest challenges a manufacturer can face. As well as meeting tough demands for accessibility and output, the engines must be able to withstand huge stresses, depending on the load and climatic conditions. And space is a critical variable — the more compact the engine, the more space there is for cargo, and the simpler it is to carry out maintenance.
Environmental reasons important to luxury segment
Discussions about future transportation, and the way we are going to power our vehicles, seem to be ubiquitous these days. In these discussions, the fuel cell and hydrogen have a major impact. The BMW Hydrogen 7 – the world's first hydrogen-drive luxury performance car – showed at the Los Angeles International Auto Show.