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World first: Daimler opts plastic engine support; replaces aluminum

Friday, March 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Daimler is installing the world’s first plastic engine support for the six-cylinder diesel engine used in the new GL Class. Compared to the previous aluminum support, the plastic part offers improved acoustical properties, better thermal insulating characteristics and a 30% weight advantage, while being able to withstand the same load. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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World first: Daimler opts plastic engine support; replaces aluminum

World first: Daimler opts for plastic engine support; replaces aluminum

Friday, March 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Daimler is installing the world’s first plastic engine support for the six-cylinder diesel engine used in the new GL Class. Compared to the previous aluminum support, the plastic part offers improved acoustical properties, better thermal insulating characteristics and a 30% weight advantage, while being able to withstand the same load. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – February 2013 Keywords:  BASF Ultramid A3WG10 CR Daimler engine support read more

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Mercedes opts for bio-based polyamide for engine cover

Monday, March 4th, 2013 | Permalink

Mercedes-Benz has selected a high performance polyamide largely made from renewable resources for the engine beauty cover of the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Around 70% of the raw materials used to make the polyamide 410 in DSM’s EcoPaXX Q-HGM24 reinforced compound are derived from the castor plant (Ricinus communis). Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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