gradeability

gradeability

[‚grād·ə′bil·əd·ē]
(mechanical engineering)
The performance of earthmovers on various inclines, measured in percent grade.
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Built from the ground-up to be completely optimized as an EV, the Catalyst is the only purpose-built bus in its class, recently proving its industry-leading performance by breaking four national records with the 40-foot vehicle in efficiency, gradeability, weight and acceleration at the Altoona Bus Research and Testing Center.
In 2014, Skyjack introduced the SJ6832 RTE electric rough-terrain scissor lift - the only machine in its category with 45% gradeability and four-wheel drive as standard.
The robust, high-output engine offers acceleration, gradeability and travel speed on tough terrains or slopes.
The TA400 is engineered to provide maximum rim-pull and gradeability for negotiating inclines, and with its high range in the drop box for high-speed hauls and a large body capacity designed for high retention, this articulated truck offers customers an excellent cost-to-value ratio.
Able to negotiate slopes of up to 33 percent, the SD75 drum frame design offers better, more effective gradeability.
The ground clearance of 200- mm, with 26 A gradeability, ensures that you can tackle the countryside with ease.
The gradeability of 39% allows the Tata Super ACE to climb steep slopes and negotiate difficult terrains.
This brand-new engine is tuned for fuel economy as well as the driveability and gradeability required for Indian roads, thanks to the Common Rail technology and a substantial torque of 150Nm.
Thanks to the excellent gradeability which is about 43 per cent, the machine is easy to use in confined areas.
Performance - Acceleration, Gradeability, Top Speed, and Braking Performance
According to DOE, the baseline performance testing examined the vehicles' range, acceleration, top speed, braking, handling, gradeability and charging efficiency.
The transition from 14,400 BPS to 28,800 BPS (and then from 28,800 BPS to 33,600 BPS) introduced another variable--up gradeability.