TechTour: When Transport Regulations Inspire Innovation — The Peecon Gull Wing

Peecon_2016_NL107We’re told it’s neither an Autobot, nor a Decepticon, though its name and hydraulic capabilities might suggest otherwise.

The Peecon Gull Wing was inspired by a desire for dual wheels and a need to comply to road width regulations. It enables the transition of rear dual wheels from working mode to travel, where they are folded up behind the tractor cab.

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Connection plates ensure proper tire alignment when transitioning to field mode, at which point they’re bolted in place. And the shift to transport mode takes 20-30 seconds, says Sjors Van Deursen in this episode of the Techtour, filmed at Agritechnica in Hanover, Germany.

The Gull Wing will start hitting commercial markets in March.

 

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