Construction

HED has developed custom solutions to meet the rigorous requirements of the construction and earthmoving industries, including a data logging and telematic system. From controlling the hydraulically driven functions to controlling accessories, HED can provide a complete multiplexed solution that will reduce the cost and complexity of your construction equipment.

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Potential Applications:

Backhoe Loaders

  • Controlling loader and backhoe functions with a closed-loop PWM signal for excellent proportionality and fine metering
  • Electronic self leveling for loaders including return to dig and dump features
  • Ability to change joystick configuration electronically between ISO and SAE patterns
  • Stabilizers - CAN based keypad to simplify the wiring for driving your outriggers
  • Ability to add telematics enable fleet management, remote diagnostics and predictive maintenance

Wheel Loaders

  • Controlling loader functions with a closed-loop PWM signal for excellent proportionality and fine metering
  • Electronic self leveling for loaders including return to dig and dump features
  • Ability to customize hydraulic characteristics for auxiliary attachments
  • Our vehicle displays coupled with our camera can provide rear vision for backup safety
  • Ability to add telematics to enable fleet management, remote diagnostics, and predictive maintenance

Skid Steer Loaders

  • Controlling loader functions with a closed-loop PWM signal for excellent proportionality and fine metering
  • Electronic self leveling for loaders
  • Ability to customize hydraulic characteristics for auxiliary attachments
  • Ability to coordinate power consumption between propulsion and work functions
  • Our vehicle displays coupled with our camera can provide rear vision for backup safety

Excavators

  • Controlling boom functions with a closed-loop PWM signal for excellent proportionality and fine metering
  • Ability to customize hydraulic characteristics for auxiliary attachments
  • Ability to coordinate power consumption between propulsion and work functions
  • Our vehicle displays coupled with our camera can provide additional vision for safety reasons

Power Train Control

  • Broad line up of displays to integrate engine and vehicle controls and diagnostic information
  • Keypad for the cab to control lighting
  • Ability to control and monitor the engine and transmission / propulsion

Misc Functions

  • Smart Dataloggers with up to 4GB and optional Wi-Fi communication to log critical events
  • Broad line up of displays to integrate engine and vehicle controls and diagnostic information
  • Keypad for the cab to control lighting
  • Ability to control and monitor the engine and transmission / propulsion
  • High current power modules to drive accessories and lights (up to 40 amps per output)

Future Flexibility

  • User friendly software to allow you to modify and update your control system as required

Advantages

 

Cost Effective

  • Distributing the vehicle controls will significantly reduce wiring harness and slip-ring costs
  • Reduced Installation Cost
  • Lower Cost of Ownership
  • Reduced warranty cost
    • Reduced wiring
    • Robust products

Increased Performance

  • Closed-loop current control (up to 5mA accuracy) for fine metering and a smooth swing / slew
  • LMI system can monitor the lifting condition of the vehicle

Improved Efficiency

  • Ability to coordinate functions (lift, extend, etc.)
  • Ability to coordinate subsystem (hydraulic, lighting and powertrain) to maximize fuel efficiency

Enhanced Flexibility

  • User-friendly software allows you to modify functionality in the field
  • Telematics allow you to download new functionality remotely from the web
  • CAN based, distributed system allows module to be added quickly to the system
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