New electric motor for milk tankers reduces emissions

10th December 2018 | 0 Comments
 
New electric motor for milk tankers reduces emissions
Semcon’s new electric motor will reduce diesel consumption for a single dairy tanker by up to 5,000 litres per year, the manufacturer states

Lots of carbon dioxide is emitted unnecessarily every time tankers arrive at farms to collect milk. This is because the trucks use their oversized diesel engines to drive the pump that fills the tank. Technology company Semcon has now developed an electrical system for the milk pump that will reduce diesel consumption for a single truck by up to 5,000 litres per year. Noise and emissions at farms will also be reduced.

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