Categories: bauma 2022
Spectacular special vehicles, now also online
Anyone with even a rudimentary interest in technology is bound to be interested in the special vehicles of the commercial vehicle industry. As a leading partner to special vehicle manufacturers, BPW wants to capture this interest, enthusiasm and variety within the industry and present it online on its own website, to appeal both to laypeople and professionals.
How special vehicles drive safer and more economically – with the proper tyre pressure
Tyre pressure has a major impact on the transport safety as well as the fuel consumption of the trailer. The increasing popularity of automatic tyre pressure control systems is no surprise, as they quickly pay for themselves and meet new EU regulations. BPW also offers its award-winning AirSave system for low loader trailers and special vehicles with special axle and running gear designs.
BPW: Top engineering for low loader trailers
Low loader trailers are used on the road and off-road, because no other vehicle type transports large, heavy and complex goods from A to B more efficiently. Thanks to innovative running gear technologies, low loader trailers are becoming increasingly versatile and even more manoeuvrable. At bauma (outdoor area north, stand 827/9), market leader BPW will be showing what is technically possible.
BAUMA 22: Market leader BPW wants to continue growth with running gears for special vehicles
Ever larger, heavier loads are being transported by road: trailers that move 80-metre-long wind turbine blades, entire drilling rigs or concrete bridge sections weighing up to 1,000 tons attract all kinds of people to bauma in Munich, not just experts. And the common denominator on the most impressive vehicles? The BPW logo on the hub cap. The market leader expects a sustained trend of growth.
System configuration by smartphone: BPW ARC App for electrohydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control
BPW's electrohydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control (ARC) for Self-steering axles has already made it easier to reverse with truck drawbar trailers and semitrailers in tight manoeuvring spaces. Now BPW is also making initial commissioning, function checks and diagnostics of this systems easier with the BPW ARC App, available to download for free for Android and IOS devices.