MercedesBenz Econic with Allison automatic eases cleaning in…

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Mercedes-Benz Econic with automatic eases cleaning in

DÜSSELDORF, Germany It isn’t leaves, pieces of tire, materials, and beer coasters, but wallets, keys, jewelry and solids that flood Düsseldorf’s 47,000 gullies with water. To prevent channels from clogging and up onto the streets, road are cleaned regularly by four from the municipal drainage One of these trucks is a new suction and concept vehicle, based on a Econic chassis and developed a year and a half though the efforts of the city of Düsseldorf and GmbH a special vehicle

“With regard to our aging we need vehicles which are to board, offer increased safety within city while working in front of the and are equipped with technical which facilitate the physically work,” said Achim fleet manager of Düsseldorf’s drainage company.

To relieve the company decided some ago that all newly purchased should be equipped with transmissions, which makes the a great choice, as it is exclusively with an Allison 3000 automatic. In addition the Econic a low, comfortable entry, as as a panoramic window.

Vehicles equipped with fully-automatic transmissions are easy to Without the distraction of physically gears, drivers can focus on while manual clutch is eliminated, protecting knees and from unnecessary strain. Continuous Power Technology™ superior vehicle maneuverability and while inching in congested and on narrow roads. The patented converter and uninterrupted power deliver unrivalled startability, and 5th generation electronic controls the best shift strategies for fuel economy an important since the vehicles are in continuous

An additional driver advantage is by the “intelligent” jib-arm with hydraulic and telescopic capabilities. the driver places the arm over a via joystick, a magnet automatically the cast-iron drainage grate, and repositions it exactly after

“This automatic system time and nerves. Our operators do not to walk to or lift the drainage just to push a button the truck,” Tölle explained. removes a significant burden for who no longer have to pry open and cast-iron drainage grates their bare hands.

Mercedes-Benz Econic

To Düsseldorf road drains and clean, the special equipment two pumps. A liquid-ring pump WR 3100 from CVS Engineering) is for suction of solids which in gully buckets. The vacuum has a rating of 94 kW and a maximum intake of 3100 m³/h. A high-pressure (P45-75/80 from Speck GmbH) is used to inject into the gully for cleaning or of solids. It has a maximum pressure of 80 bar and a of 75 l/min.

The bodywork also comes two tanks, one which holds liters of water and another a 6 m³ capacity for debris.

The drainage company in Düsseldorf operates five Mercedes-Benz equipped with Allison Series fully-automatic transmissions. Two of vehicles are brick-layers, and a third is with a crane for sewer The fourth Vario features signs for safeguarding, and the last one is with tools for repairing pumps.

“We are very satisfied the vehicle,” said Tölle the Econic, which has been 31,500 km and cleaned over gullies since being put operation in January 2011. although it was originally designed for our drivers, the younger ones are too. The joystick and touchpad to operate the jib-arm are reminiscent of games,” he added with a

Econic suction and flushing

Mercedes-Benz Econic
Mercedes-Benz Econic

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