Dana Holding Corporation
) announced that it will be showcasing an array of integrated
drivetrain solutions and aftermarket support at Bauma Africa
2013. The drivetrain solutions include two mining and
construction axles. Dana will be showcasing axles like the new
Spicer Model 133 with Posi-Stop brakes and Spicer Model 162/163
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The Spicer Model 133 axle will be used in load haul dumpers and
other medium-sized mining utility vehicles. Posi-Stop fail-safe
service brake in the axle ensures unfailing braking. In addition,
the Model 133 axle offers better grip with a maximum output
torque of 58,000 nM.
Model 162/163 axle provides maximum output torque of up to 53,000
nM and are used in wheeled excavators. The low-speed hub brakes
in the axle eliminate the jerking effect on wheels, thus
providing smooth operation. The brake also reduces parasitic
The growth in African economy is increasing the demand for better
quality drivetrain products. Dana is taking this opportunity to
support the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the region
with its technologies.
Dana is known in Africa as Dana Spicer Clark-Hurth due to the
acquisition of Clark-Hurth Components. It provides Spicer
drivetrain solutions, which are high in quality and long lasting,
to the local off-highway equipment manufacturers. The company and
its distribution partner in Southern Africa - BAE Systems Land
Systems Gear Ratio - will present the drivetrain solutions
together in Bauma Africa.
Gear Ratio supplies Spicer drivetrain systems and components to
OEMs for mining, construction, agriculture, material-handling,
and forestry equipment. It is the sole authorized Spicer
off-Highway service center in Southern Africa.
Over the last 20 years, Dana has supported major automakers with
its products including axles and driveshafts. Major customers of
Ford Motor Co.
Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.
Tata Motors Limited
Maumee, Ohio-based Dana is one of the world's leading suppliers
of driveline, sealing, and thermal technologies, which improves
the efficiency and performance of passenger, commercial and
highway vehicles. Dana currently carries a Zacks Rank #3