SKF Electronic Steering Input Unit
The SKF Electronic Steering Input Unit is a mechatronic solution with integrated Electronic Control Unit (ECU), embedded software and CAN bus interface, which can replace the traditional steering column offering a robust steering input function to be fitted in both electro-hydraulic and electro-mechanic steer-by-wire systems.
The solution translates the steering wheel’s rotational movement into safe digital information on the CAN bus, offering a resistive steering feedback with redundant control. Engineered to withstand severe operating conditions and tested to fulfill the severe steering input requirements for marine and off-highway segments, these units have passed an extensive set of mechanical, environmental and electrical tests.
Redundant position signal for steering wheel
Controllable resistive steering feedback with redundant command
Enables more ergonomic vehicle interior design
Enables more accurate, comfortable and safe steering for better vehicle manoeuvrability
Integrated and virtually maintenance free technology reduces cost of ownership
Resistive feedback torque: 0,3 – 12 Nm
Max static axial force: 1500 N
Max steering speed: 180 r/min
Supply Voltage: 10V – 36 V DC
Ambient operating temperature: –40° to +85°
Protection Level: IP 67