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GKN Land Systems reveals new driveshaft innovation at Conexpo-ConAgg 2014

GKN Land Systems invites you to a press event to showcase its latest construction product innovation for the construction and mining industry at Conexpo-ConAgg 2014.


The event takes place on Tuesday March 4th 2014 from 12 noon to 13.00hrs (local time) in Room N249-251. Lunch will also be provided.

Ben Ravenscroft, Product Specialist, GKN Land Systems, will lead the presentation which launches a new inverted slip design range of 3C-10C driveshafts, to the market for the first time.

More of the product range will be highlighted on its stand - North Hall, Booth #10666 - throughout the show.

Power Source to Power Applied - GKN Land Systems continues to evolve in line with changing market conditions and has realigned its business to present one voice to the customer.  The family now includes solutions for couplings, clutches, gearboxes, driveshafts, brakes, controls, wheels, hubs and spindles to transmit and control power with optimized efficiency. The range is further supported by the addition of the Stromag industrial market product portfolio.   

As vehicle manufacturers continue to search for technologies that can bring greater fuel savings and reduced CO2 emissions, electrification is emerging as a key global trend. GKN Land Systems will be showcasing its new product development in the electric and hybrid vehicles arena at Conexpo 2014. 

Focusing on efficiency and performance, GKN’s electric drive technology delivers high torque and high power density through the development of axial flux, AF-130 phase, permanent magnet, synchronous motors. The motors are currently available in four sizes delivering power from 68kW to 188kW continuous.

Furthermore Len Hensel, GKN Land Systems’ Chief Engineer Wheels – Americas, will outline the GKN Hub Systems range for the construction industry, including a hub rated for a nominal capacity of 50,000lbs (22,680 kg).  GKN’s experience and capabilities in designing hubs and spindles, combined with comprehensive testing and component validation, is already gaining significant traction for these higher load capacity hubs.