Supplier Spotlight

Video Exclusives

Inside the SRT Demon

gtr

Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Cars – Dodge, talks through some of the mechanical changes behind the fastest accelerating, and most-powerful muscle car ever; the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon.


Lucid Air prototype testing

gtr

With 1,000hp and up to 400 miles driving range, the Lucid Air is one of the most exciting EC developments of the year so far. Watch here the prototype being tested earlier this year.

Click here/on image to watch video


Successful coatings in China

European emission standards are becoming more and more important in China for both western OEMs as well as Chinese ones. As a result of that trend, Hauzer Techno Coating, a supplier of leading technology for functional coatings in auto engines, has seen its market grow significantly in China.

Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD) and Plasma Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition (PACVD) coatings are used for several purposes. In automotive engines these coatings are mainly applied on components to achieve wear reduction and reduce the friction between components. The end result is a longer engine life and considerable fuel savings combined with lower CO2 emissions.

One reason that component manufacturers use PVD coatings is because of reduced wear. Many vehicle and engine manufacturers demand a service life of one million kilometres without incurring significant wear. A Chromium Nitride (CrN) coating, for example, on the piston rings, can increase the engine life significantly.

Another advantage of tribological PVD and PACVD coatings is a reduction of friction. In a passenger car, up to 15% of the energy input is consumed by friction losses. By applying tribological coatings on valve train components, friction loss can be reduced by 50%, resulting in 1%t less CO2 emissions output. An example of a coating used for these purposes is Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) coating. For DLC coatings produced by PACVD, no expensive target materials are necessary, which makes it a very cost-effective solution.
Many component producers and job coaters all over the world use Hauzer’s CrN, me-DLC and DLC coatings to improve the performance of their components. Diesel fuel injection parts, piston rings, gears, journal bearings, piston pins and valve train components are just a few of the applications where PVD and PACVD coatings are applied full scale.

Hauzer Techno Coating will serve the Chinese market for tool and tribological coatings even better now that the company has opened a competence centre in Shanghai. In this competence centre Chinese customers are able to receive local customer support and training by experienced Chinese engineers. In the second half of 2009, the competence centre will be fully operational and pilot production, process qualification and coating development for customers are possible. Component manufacturers, tool manufacturers and job coaters will profit.

Hauzer is a worldwide expert in the field of automotive tribological coatings. The Dutch company supplies coating equipment to most leading component manufacturers and job coating centres all over the world. Hauzer is well-known for sharing its technological knowhow with its customers. Hauzer’s hi-tech coating systems are robust and flexible and they are always provided with leading edge technology for the best possible coating result. Hauzer has competence centres in China, the Netherlands and Japan.

 

For more information about Hauzer Techno Coating:

www.hauzer.cn
www.hauzer.nl
+31 77 355 97 77 (head office The Netherlands)
+86 13 817 09 28 75 (subsidiary China)

 



Read Latest Issue

International Engine of the Year Awards
Read Latest Issue
Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusive Articles

Jaguar F-Type 2.0-liter: The Knowledge
Jaguar is broadening the appeal of the its F-Type performance coupe, with the introduction of the a new 2.0-liter entry-level model, powered by a state-of-the-art four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine
Read Now

Engines on test: Bentley Bentayga W12 TSI
The first Bentley SUV packs a 608ps, 900Nm punch via an all-new 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12 TSI powerplant. But staggering power levels aside, is it any good? 
Read Now

Fleet trialling sustainable ethanol fuel
Clariant, in conjunction with Mercedes-Benz and Haltermann Carless, have been trialling the use of sustainable cellulosic ethanol on a number of vehicles over a twelve month period
Read Now


Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightClick here for listings and information on leading suppliers covering all aspects of the engine technology industry. Want to see your company included? Contact aboobaker.tayub@ukimediaevents.com for more details.

فروشگاه اینترنتی فروشگاه اینترنتی سیستم همکاری در فروش خرید شارژ ایرانسل دانلود فیلم دانلود فیلم

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the engine technology community? We'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to d.slavnich@ukimediaevents.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email aboobaker.tayub@ukimediaevents.com