Concentric AB Secures order for new electric oil pump technology

Concentric AB has recently received an order from ZF, a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology, to produce electric oil pumps for a new driveline product. This is the second nominated application for the electric oil pump, with the first being a global OEM of buses and trucks.

Concentric's electric oil pump offers system power savings through its variable pressure and speed control capability with the additional benefits of low noise. The modular motor and controller solution can be used in conjunction with oil, coolant and fuel pumps.

A key benefit of the Concentric electric pump is the fact that they utilise a wet rotor concept. This removes the potential failure mode of a dynamic seal and is one of the key enablers to meet the demanding service life requirements.

The new electric oil pump product has an intelligent communication interface to control pressure and flow on demand. This significantly reduces system losses compared to traditional mechanical drive systems, ensuring optimum performance.

Paul Shepherd, Head of Engine Products Engineering and Development of Concentric AB commented: “This is the second major nomination for Concentric’s new electric oil pump technology and another significant breakthrough in the fast growing Electromobility area.”

The Concentric electric oil pump has been developed in collaboration with a leading supplier of electric motors, resulting in a permanent magnet, brushless DC motor with integrated motor drive electronics. The elimination of brush wear contributes to the unit's ability to operate continuously and trouble-free.

For additional information please contact Tom Elliott, telephone +44 121 794 9837.

Concentric AB is an innovator in flow control and fluid power, supplying proprietary systems and components to the world’s truck, agricultural machinery, construction equipment and industrial applications end-markets.  The company has manufacturing facilities in the UK, USA, Germany, Sweden, India, China and Argentina. In addition to supplying oil, fuel transfer and water pumps for diesel engines, the group also manufactures lubrication pumps for transmissions and compressors within its range of engine products.

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Concentric AB is the former Hydraulics Division of Haldex AB and from June 16 2011 a separate listed company.Concentric is one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers. Our flow dynamics gives customers advanced technology oil pumps, water pumps, fuel pumps and hydraulic systems. We aim to increase fuel economy, reduce emissions and improve engine control through our technical solutions and precision engineering. Concentric’s global manufacturing presence includes factories in Sweden, Germany, the UK, the USA, Argentina, India and China, backed by central support and development functions. This means we sell locally to our global customers. The business fuses Concentric’s strengths as a pumps maker with longstanding expertise in hydraulic products. Our customers make trucks, construction equipment, agricultural machinery and general industrial applications.

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