Available now, this new axle is the largest of Dana's premium axles, designed for agricultural tractors from 285 to 370 kW (380 to 500 horsepower) in continuous use.
"Dana has established a reputation for developing drivetrain innovations that improve the performance of the most technically sophisticated applications in the world today," said
Building on the success of the Spicer® Model 970 axle, Dana has engineered the Model 990 axle with an independent front suspension to offer isolation from body vibration. This configuration provides improved vehicle control, operator comfort, traction, and handling characteristics for safer operation, especially at on-road speeds.
Designed for integration into the vehicle's frame, the Model 990 axle reduces complexity and simplifies final assembly on the OEM production line. The Model 990 axle is also designed with a central housing that integrates pneumatically actuated multi-disc wet brakes and 100 percent differential lock capability, offering better traction at higher speeds with improved comfort. This housing also hosts a front three-point hitch and a power take-off.
Capable of on-road travel up to 60 km/h (37 mph) with a lower-rpm engine, the Model 990 axle also includes an anti-lock braking system (ABS) and a central tire inflation system (CTIS).
Dana will present the new Spicer Model 990 axle in hall 17, stand C22 at Agritechnica 2015. To learn more, visit www.dana.com/offhighway.
Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities. Founded in 1904 and based in
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