Hillhead 2020

  • Quarrying
  • Construction
  • Recycling

23-25 June 2020

Hillhead Quarry Buxton UK

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Largest-ever Hillhead presence for MIT

13 Jun 2018

Power-transmission specialist to display the latest in driveline technology including new Twin Disc HP500 wet clutch 

Going bigger at Hillhead 2018, Marine and Industrial Transmissions (MIT), suppliers of industrial driveline components, will be exhibiting with a brand new stand design, elevating their presence seen over the previous 20 years of attendance at the show. 

With an impressive rebrand and an extensive product portfolio, MIT – on stand C33 – will be displaying the latest in innovative driveline technology, including: the new HP500 wet clutch power take-off (PTO) system from Twin Disc; and advanced HTV700 hybrid electric driveline system, designed and manufactured by Transfluid Italy.

Launched earlier this year, the heavy-duty HP500 PTO delivers 500hp at 1,800 rev/min and is suited to driving pumps, grinders, crushers, dredgers, chippers, shredders and heavy-duty drilling. 

Showcasing the green credentials of hybrid technology, the Transfluid HTV700 system – which delivers up to 1,200hp in diesel and 200hp in electric power – allows the end-user to operate in three modes: electric propulsion, engine propulsion and booster. 

In electric mode, the unit operates with zero emissions and minimal vibration, while switching to engine mode allows the electric element of the system to act as a generator for battery recharge. In booster mode, the HTV700 unit delivers extra torque by increasing acceleration via the electric motor.     

MIT will also be displaying the latest pump drive technology from Technodrive, anti-vibration solutions from Rubber Design and compressed-air units from Quincy Compressors.

MIT have a vast portfolio of driveline components for heavy-duty industrial machinery, including: fluid couplings, clutches, pump drives, couplings, electric and hybrid drive systems, powershift transmissions, torque converters, air compressors, electric control systems and oil-conditioning filtration. 

As approved UK distributors for leading industry manufacturers such as Transfluid, Twin Disc, Rubber Design and Quincy Compressors, the company also offers a comprehensive range of new/reconditioned units, along with genuine OEM spare parts.

Working with customers to identify and meet the individual needs of their machinery, MIT have both a highly qualified and specialized team of engineers and dedicated regional customer account managers, who offer expert bespoke guidance on application parts, new installations and retrofit projects. 

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