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

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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