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Digital Displacement pumps – improved off-highway efficiency – whichever future you choose

We are experts in digital mobile hydraulics

By replacing a standard pump with a digitally enabled pump, our customers enjoy improved productivity and control for better fuel consumption and the potential to downsize engines or battery packs. It is a technology which delivers benefits today and will be equally beneficial tomorrow - whichever route you take.

  • Smoother faster control means more work done per day
  • Improved engine-to-work efficiency means increased maximum power - with the same size engine. Or the opportunity to downsize engines, without any loss of power or control
  • Intelligent digital controls mean individual cylinders are only called into action when required, reducing losses system-wide
  • This means longer work-cycles or smaller batteries for next-generation electric machines

Digital Displacement® Innovation center

Each Danfoss Digital Displacement pump will be assembled at our new global Digital Displacement manufacturing and R&D facility near Edinburgh, Scotland.

Here we have developed a ground-breaking, dynamic manufacturing facility which brings a new approach to precision assembly. This will ensure quality at every stage.

The fully flexible facility has been custom designed from the ground up. Helping to assemble a new generation of Digital Displacement pumps for off-highway and industrial customers.

Production has already begun, with the first customer pumps rolling off the line in August.

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Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
White paper Digital Displacement Efficiency Whitepaper English Multiple 30 Sep, 2019 758.5 KB .pdf
White paper Digital Displacement Excavator Test and Analysis English Multiple 30 Sep, 2019 459.2 KB .pdf
Data sheet Digital Displacement® Pump Gen 2 DDP096 and DPC12 Data Sheet English Multiple 04 Mar, 2021 3.2 MB .pdf