750 T900 Drivelines Produced at Texelis

Over 750 T900 axle sets have been produced by Texelis during the last 3 years at its production facilities in Limoges, France, the company announced today on stand N7-310 at the start of DSEI 2017. The event is being held at Excel, London from 12 to 15 September.

Texelis has produced over 750 T900 axle systems at its facilities in Limoges, Fr Testing the transfer case of the T900 at the Texelis facilities.  Over 750 axle

Among the vehicles using the T900 are armoured fighting vehicles and heavy off-road logistics trucks including Lockheed Martin’s submission for the US Marine Corps, the ST Kinetics Terex 2 and 3, and Yugoimport Lazar 3.

“Since the introduction of the T900 driveline system it has continued to gain a strong position in the marketplace for its reliability and robustness with customers from US, Singapore, Australia, Emirates, Serbia, Russia, Poland, and South Africa selecting the system for their vehicles,” said Jean Vandel, Business Development Director atTexelis.  He added “I am proud of our workforce who have worked hard to ensure that we produce these axles to the very highest quality levels required by our customers.”

The T900 is a modular design which can be adjusted to suit individual vehicle needs.  The system includes independent suspension, wheel ends, differentials, and transfer cases and can be part of a complete under the hull mobility solution.

The system can be used on 4x4s, 6x6s, or 8x8s requiring a 9000kg weight bearing axle.  The associated suspension system is a double wishbone design and can use either coil spring or damper hydro pneumatics.

Texelis manufactures the T900 under licence from Timoney of Ireland, the designers of the system.

About Texelis

Texelis has been designing and producing axle systems and drivelines for military vehicles, metro, trams, busses and trucks for over 40 years.  Its key expertise is converting the power generated by the motor, whatever type, into effective vehicle motion.

The company employs nearly 300 staff and operates form a 35,000m2 manufacturing facility on the edge of Limoges, France, which is currently undergoing a multimillion euro modernisation programme. The company’s turnover is in excess of €70 million.  The company has a pedigree stretching back nearly 80 years of supplying engineered solutions.  For further information please visit www.texelis.com.

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