Category: Automotive & Off-Road

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Tough Jobs Case Study: Vehicle Ramp

April 16, 2012

This innovative automotive manufacturer of an ADA (American Disabilities Act) compliant vehicle ramp needed a motor to enable someone in a wheelchair to quickly and smoothly enter and exit. The deployable handicap ramp is capable of holding up to 1,200 lbs and is stored under the floor of the vehicle so no interior space is […]

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Case Study: Car Wash System

March 26, 2012

This OEM is a worldwide leading manufacturer of car wash systems. They had been buying motors from another manufacturer but, because they were not IP66 rated, water was entering the gearmotor and causing it to fail. Groshopp stepped in and proposed the use of a new gearmotor that would meet all of their requirements. The […]

Truck Cab Ventilation

July 1, 2011

This OEM is a premier builder of service truck equipment. This application called for the replacement of an existing motor that is used to pressurize service truck body cabinets. The Challenge The original motors were failing prematurely due to the brush life and electrical wire connections. To maximize the brush life and achieve optimum balanced […]

Truck Transmission Shifter

July 1, 2011

This OEM, a premier manufacturer of heavy automotive systems needed a motor for a truck transmission shifter. The Challenge Subject to extreme conditions (water, snow, salt spray, heat and vibration) Must fit into tight envelope Low cost is important Fluctuating demand based on auto industry The Solution Permanent magnet DC motor with brush card design […]

Bus Transmission Shifter

July 1, 2011

The customer is a world leader in the design, development and manufacturing of a wide range of electronic transmission shifters and drive train control components and systems. The Challenge This OEM required a high performance gearmotor assembly for its bus transmission shifters. Their vision was a motor with a “back up” winding inside the armature […]

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