SHOW LIVE: New ‘E-Shift’ gearbox barrel actuator


At the 2016 Professional MotorSport World Expo, Mega-Line Racing Electronic is showcasing its all-new E-Shift Actuator GT; an e-motor powered direct drive gearbox barrel actuator.

The E-Shift Actuator GT replaces all pneumatic gearshift components (including piping) as well as making the ratchet mechanism of the sequential gearbox redundant. With a unit weight of only 850g (approx.) the aggregated system weight is likely less than the standalone gearbox weight including the ratchet.

Besides this significant weight reduction, the shift unit offers several new features and benefits over traditional pneumatic gearshift systems, including significantly increased position accuracy, the possibility to achieve a neutral position between each gear pair, and a different shift strategy per gear pair.

For more information on the E-Shift Actuator GT head to Mega-Line’s stand at the 2016 Professional MotorSport World Expo; #7078


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John joined UKi Media & Events in 2012 and has worked across a range of B2B titles within the company's automotive portfolio. Prior to joining the company, John worked for leading automotive design website, Car Design News. Currently editor of Engine Technology International, Professional MotorSport World, Professional MotorSport Circuit, and Transmission Technology International, John co-ordinates the day-the-day operations of each magazine, from commissioning and writing to editing and signing-off, as well managing web and social media content. Aside from the magazines, John also serves as chairman of the annual Professional MotorSport World Awards.

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