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ScotRail class 170 Turbostar

Batteries won’t cure all of Scotland’s transport ills

A new wave of digital hydraulic pumps and motors will radically improve the efficiency of a range of heavy vehicles, trains and off-road machinery, says Niall Caldwell, Managing Director of Artemis Intelligent Power. The Scottish Government is to be lauded for its fantastic ambition in decarbonising our energy consumption – and transport has a very […]

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ScotRail class 170 Turbostar

ScotRail trials Artemis technology to cut fuel costs

The ScotRail train you are sitting on may not look or feel any different – but it could be using a radical new hydraulic technology which will cut the use of diesel on our trains. Earlier this month ScotRail teamed up with Artemis Intelligent Power to test a standard commuter train fitted with a new […]

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Digital Displacement Power Bogie

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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Excavator with Digital Displacement® hydraulic pump

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 with Digital Displacement® hydraulic pump

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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