Tiger Spider is thrilled to win the National HVIA Product Innovation Award for our software products Hevi Spec and Spider Path.
“I’m honoured to receive the HVIA Product Innovation Award on behalf of the team here at Tiger Spider. A win is unexpected given the strength of past winners and number of fantastic innovations nominated this year. I would especially like to acknowledge all the hard work that the Tiger Spider team has put into Hevi Spec and Spider Path over the past 18 months. We set out to make the PBS process more accessible and streamlined and are so thrilled that our efforts have received this significant recognition by the heavy vehicle industry.” – Marcus Coleman.
Hevi Spec is an online high-productivity vehicle design tool that allows users to create almost any high-productivity combination and test it against Performance Based Standards. The modular vehicle builder includes prime movers, rigid trucks, buses, special purpose vehicles, pigs, dogs, semi-trailers, goose-neck dollies and non-standard trailers with multiple axle groups. Combinations have up to 10 trailers in any configuration. Steerable axles, powertrain, suspension, tyres and coupling can all be configured.
The assessment capability includes all Performance Based Standards tests as the system generate at 3D computer simulation model which is run in the cloud. Analysis options include Tier 1 and Tier 2 bridge assessments, D-value calculations, weight distribution and optimization. The online compliance can automatically check whether a design will comply with an existing PBS Blueprint Design Approval or prescriptive mass and dimension limits.
In addition, Hevi Spec and Spider Path provides online route assessment capability that will quickly draw swept path diagrams over a map. The intuitive and easy to use interface streamline the route assessment process, making it possible for transport companies and road managers to more confidently apply and confirm that a vehicle combination will fit a specific route or network.
We have released some great feature enhancements, so please be sure to check it out on our website www.tigerspider.net and get your 14 day free trial.