Contact
Contact
RAFI GmbH & Co. KG

Ravensburger Str. 128–134
88276 Berg/Ravensburg
Germany
P +49 751 89-0
F +49 751 89-1300

Phone Mail
[Translate to Englisch:] Pistenbully

PISTENBULLY ARMREST

INTUITIVE. MULTIFUNCTIONAL. PRECISE.
  1. Home
  2. Ι Industries

RAFI has developed an innovative joystick on the basis of the joystick platform JOYSCAPE ROUGH that is used in Pistenbully vehicles. The company received the WiR Innovation Award 2017/2018 from the Economic and Innovation Promotion Agency Ravensburg (WiR) for this groundbreaking development.

 

  • Customer: Kässbohrer
  • Product: Armrest for all Pistenbully vehicles
  • Industry: Vehicles
  • Function: Intuitive vehicle control
Armrest Pistenbully from RAFI
SCOPE OF Service

COMPLEX DEVELOPMENT. INTUITIVE CONTROL.

In the world’s ski resorts, precision is at a premium. The new Pistenbully provides this precision on the pistes. To ensure intuitive, easy control of the vehicles, we took care of the entire product development, tool production, and process engineering for the armrest and joystick.

Intuitive one-handed joystick operation for simultaneous control of multiple functions

  • Joystick XYZ rotation axis including DMS sensor in the Z axis
  • Display: 12" touchscreen, easy to read even in strong sunlight thanks to optical bonding, extreme temperature range from -50 to +85 °C
  • Electromechanics: EMC/ESD-stable electronic and mechanical systems, dirt compensation, dust-tight, rugged housing, modular system
  • Electronics: heat management, EMC/ESD optimization, switching, ASIC implementation, PCB design, DFM, DFT
  • Manufacturing scope: parts made of synthetic materials, large mechanical parts, electronics, high-precision manufacturing
  • Testing: 100% functional testing, short-circuit, operating life, and qualification testing, approval, labeling
 Pistenbully leveling the slope
 Pistenbully leveling the slope
A joy to work with
The Pistenbully armrest
The RAFI Pistenbully armrest
WHAT WE DELIVER
  • Sustainably manufactured products with intuitive contro
  • Ergonomic design – user-friendly and comfortable
  • Long-life, reliable products thanks to excellent design
  • Touchscreens produced in-house – Made in Germany
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
  • Complete project management over the entire process chain and support from specialists with experience in your industry
  • Development, production, and logistics from one source
  • Qualification testing at RAFI
  • Exceptional degree of in-house production and secure spare parts supply
Projects with RAFI
[Translate to Englisch:] Der Traktorenhersteller VALTRA erhielt für seine SmartTouch-Armlehne den Red Dot Design Award 2017. Die Armlehne hat RAFI gemeinsam mit dem finnischen Unternehmen entwickelt Valtra Armrest

FINNISH IDEA. GERMAN ENGINEERING SKILL. The tractor manufacturer VALTRA received the Red Dot Design Award 2017 for its SmartTouch armrest. The armrest was developed by RAFI…

more
[Translate to Englisch:] Mona ist ein innovatives, sprachbasiertes Assistenzsystem neuester Generation MONA ASSISTANCE SYSTEM FOR INTENSIVE CARE

INNOVATIVE AND LANGUAGE-BASED. Mona is a latest-generation, language-based assistance system that uses AI algorithms…

Learn more
site-to-top