kscarbel2 Posted December 1, 2014 Share Posted December 1, 2014 Press Release / November 28, 2014This video shows how a Scania 12+2-speed range-splitter gearbox is assembled at the Scania gearbox production facilities in Södertälje, Sweden. Gearboxes are also produced in Tucumán, Argentina.All transmissions used in Scania’s long-haulage trucks are developed and manufactured by Scania.Shot in time-lapse, the video shows the whole transmission assembly process, something that takes about an hour in real life.Scania’s modular system allows Scania R-series trucks to be equipped with a range of transmissions, from the 8-speed range-change transmission all the way up to the top-of-the-line 12+2-speed range-splitter transmission.The optional overdrive feature allows for low and economical cruising revs. This is in line with Scania’s low-rev approach, where peak torque is available at low revs, enhancing fuel economy.To further improve driveability, Scania R-series trucks can be equipped with the Scania Opticruise automated gear changing system (AMT), as well as Scania Retarder – an auxiliary braking system first introduced in 1993.The most recent addition to the transmission range is a 4,100 Nm freewheeling retarder that automatically disengages and enters a freewheeling mode when not active, thus reducing fuel consumption.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0mHS71YEUU&feature=youtube_gdata 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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