25 years of high performance guaranteed

Rotary dampers with no service during lifetime

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Challenge accepted

We use engineering to solve your problems

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Rugged mobile testing

Our lab conditions. We acquire data anywhere

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Our clients are focused on the mission

We are focused on improving mobility through our damping solutions

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Why Piedrafita?

We know HOW

With 30 years of experience and its origin in motorsport engineering, Piedrafita specializes in SPECIAL MOBILITY engineering with our products and services. All of them based on booth, REAL deep technical knowledge and thousands of hours of full dedication. During our motorsport era, Piedrafita was forced to improve its engineering solutions in a weekly time frame to win again next weekend; having experienced that makes us "UNIQUE" today.

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From MOTORSPORT to TACTICAL vehicles

Defence sector is now utilising a separate set of expertise coming from motorsport industry. Piedrafita identified three main areas to provide real benefit to defence vehicles: suspension based on full hydraulic rotary dampers, power management based on solid state, and on-board data acquisition under REAL harsh conditions.

The first two motivated a product portfolio and the third, a service catalogue. In addition to all of this, our brain power is available to your project though our ENGINEERING services.

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Heavy Duty
Rotary Dampers

Unparalleled Weight/Damping Performance/Packaging Ratio

Maintenance FREE

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Applications

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Tactical Vehicles

When MOBILITY matters the answer is Piedrafita's Rotary Dampers.
Best defence platforms are using our technology.

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Big loads
Slow movements

Damping big loads in rotary motion with linear dampers is not the best idea.
Piedrafita's rotary dampers offer you high damping torques @ low speed.

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Drag line dipper doors
Tail Gates

Piedrafita's rotary dampers offer you a full hydraulic damping.
Extreme low friction is the cornerstone for their maintenance free lifetime.

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Special Damping

Every development behind our products is available for your project.
You can profit from years of engineering in rotary damping.

Engineering

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Design
Manufacture
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Special hydraulics capabilites

We are experts in hydraulics. Special requirements like combining damping and actuation, severe environmental conditions, high pressure needs of low friction solution; are Piedrafita's differentiators.

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Is the problem unclear?

Our whole experience helps our customers in identifying the problem you may have with your project. Knowing what should be measured and where is a great value in this stage. When specifications and standards fall short, we start our work.

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Test out-of-standards

You may have to analyse the specific behaviour of an assembly under out-of-standard conditions. Piedrafita develops its own test benches, and is willing to help you in developing yours.

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Convert load vs time to damage vs cycles

Whether you require advise in inferring expected lifetime or damage tolerance; count on Piedrafita. We will acquire real usage conditions as the main input of the process; that makes the big difference.

Rugged Data Acquisition

Acquiring data under real conditions is not the best way to improve or validate a design, it is the ONLY way to succeed.

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Applications

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Whole vehicle analisys

Every on-board signals logged together. Our On-Board data acquisition service is based on flexible and light technology. We acquire data provided by our sensors, your sensors, engine CAN, transmission CAN, GPS... All in a single logger.

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Parts validation

Due to our motorsport heritage, we understand the background of every on-board system. This allows Piedrafita to help you in acquiring specific data with an extreme low footprint to analyse the behaviour of a single part in a vehicle during real usage.

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Your test could be a part of the whole

Piedrafita integrates in-house advanced post-processing capabilities.
We will analyse the acquired data or design a gateway to feed your big data management system.

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Model correlation with real data

Correlating a model could be a big deal. Piedrafita will provide you with huge experience in this field as our service include some remarkable measuring capabilities such us on-boad extensometry or residual stress based on blind hole method.

We work with the industry leaders

  • Personal Objective: Surround myself with valued peers and fellow workers that construct this corporate soul I can only be proud to belong, and to which I devote my values. Always helping to achieve.

    José Juan-Aracil - Piedrafita´s CEO

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