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Artemis set to test alternative traction system

Artemis is leading the development of a new type of hydraulic transmission for diesel powered rail vehicles.  The project, funded by the Rail Safety and Strategy Board (RSSB) will comprise a JCB diesel engine powering an E-dyn 96 Digital Displacement hydraulic pump.  The pump will supply flow to axle mounted Digital Displacement motors and the […]

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Digital Displacement Hybrid Excavator – Update

Artemis has carried out the first functional tests of its Digital Displacement hydraulic excavator.  By removing the original tandem axial piston pump and replacing it with a tandem version of the E-dyn 96 Digital Displacement® pump, fuel consumption is expected to be reduced by around 16%.   Due to the reduced idle losses of the Digital […]

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Excavator development program

Artemis has started the process of installing Digital Displacement® pumps in a 16T excavator to demonstrate to major OEMs the fuel economy and productivity benefits of the technology in the off-highway market.  With funding from Scottish Enterprise, the project will see the existing pump swapped with a tandem Digital Displacement pump. Digital Displacement technology offers […]

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MacRobert Medal

Artemis Wins Top Engineering Award

On 16th July 2015 Artemis won the Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2015 MacRobert Award, in the form of a gold medal and a £50,000 prize. Please click on the video image below, to see Managing Director, Dr. Niall Caldwell making the acceptance speech (courtesy of the Royal Academy of Engineering). The Royal Academy of Engineering had […]

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Fukushima Forward

The first Mitsubishi 7MW wind-turbine with a Digital Displacement® transmission (DDT) is currently on test at the Hunterston test-site near Glasgow – a land-based facility that has been created to test prototypes of wind-turbines that are intended to operate offshore. The second 7 MW Mitsubishi DDT machine is destined to operate as a floating wind-turbine in deep water […]

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Saving Fuel in Rail Vehicles

Since 2013, Artemis has been proud to work with leading companies Ricardo and Bombardier on the project ‘Digital Displacement® Rail Transmission with Flywheel Energy Storage’ which has been supported by the government funding body Innovate UK. In November 2014 the project won top prize in ‘The Most Interesting initiative in safety and sustainability’ category at The Rail Exec Club Awards in Leicester on 29th November […]

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Artemis is Finalist for MacRobert Award

On 20th May, the Royal Academy of Engineering announced the names of the three companies that have been shortlisted for the 2015 MacRobert Award, the UK’s longest running national prize for engineering innovation. Artemis is honoured to have been selected for the shortlist in recognition of its pioneering Digital Displacement® transmission for wind turbines. We’ll know the final result […]

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