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Grafic: Assembly of exhaust-gas recirculation modules
Cooled exhaust-gas recirculation for commercial vehicles
Rheinmetall Automotive wins megacontract for term extension

First-tier auto-industry supplier Rheinmetall Automotive, part of the Rheinmetall Technology Group, has received an order for cooled exhaust-gas recirculation modules from a well-known German manufacturer of engines for industrial applications and agricultural equipment. The supply contract, which has already been in place for several years, has been extended for another five. It will come into...

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Pierburg Pump Technology Hartha, final assembly of water recirculation pumps
Major order from China
Rheinmetall Automotive to supply pumps for electric vehicles
First-tier auto-industry supplier Rheinmetall Automotive, part of the Rheinmetall Technology Group, has been awarded a megacontract by a renowned international carmaker to supply pumps for electric vehicles over a total period of eight years.
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Grafic Battery Housing
KS HUAYU AluTech
E-Mobility: portfolio successfully expanded
KS HUAYU AluTech GmbH has recently consistently expanded its core business to include structural components and e-mobility products.
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Grafic e wastegate actuator
Pierburg
New electric actuator family for turbochargers
Pierburg GmbH meeting the latest technical requirements, has developed a new generation of rotary and linear turbo actuators suitable for turbochargers with wastegate or variable turbine geometry (VTG). A modular approach makes it possible to implement individual customer requirements, such as connector position or design, particularly cost-effectively and with little input.
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Grafic Fuel Tank Isolation Valve from Pierburg
Pierburg
New valves for fuel vapor retention in EVAP systems
Restraint systems for fuel vapors, so-called EVAP systems, are now common components of modern combustion engines. In today's hybrid vehicles, the fuel tank system is sealed off from the outside and so excess or negative pressure can build up. Yet in certain situations this pressure must be balanced out again. Pierburg has developed two new valves for this purpose: both the Fuel Tank Isolation Valve (FTIV) and the Fuel Vapor Valve (FVV) are based on a modular system.
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Hydrogen Recirculation Blower by Pierburg in low voltage version.
Innovation Award for Pierburg Hydrogen Recirculation Blower
At the 12th International Automotive Congress 2019 in Shanghai, southern China, Rheinmetall Automotive received an award for its new hydrogen recirculation blower at the beginning of December. With the Automotive Technology Innovation Award for this fuel-cell driveline component developed by Rheinmetall Automotive subsidiary Pierburg, with the support of an online vote the jury honored innovative developments in the field of future drivelines.
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Pierburg
Product family of electric coolant pumps for hybrid and electric motors
Especially in modern engines with electric or partially electric drivelines, the electrification of auxiliary units is unavoidable. In the course of this development, electrically driven coolant pumps show a broad performance spectrum: They can be used both for cooling conventional combustion engines and for fuel cell stacks of vehicles with fuel cells. Their non-reliance on the mechanical drive system also makes them ideal for hybrid and purely electrical applications. With a product family of electric coolant pumps in various performance ranges, auto-industry supplier Pierburg covers the entire spectrum of applications.
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Transmitter boxes for 5G network
Rheinmetall Automotive supplying mobile communications market

Rheinmetall Automotive AG, a first-tier automotive-industry supplier belonging to the Rheinmetall Group, is systematically expanding its activities to include new product categories outside the automotive industry. Through its Chinese joint venture HASCO KSPG Nonferrous Components Co., Ltd. (KPSNC), founded in 2001, the company has recently been awarded a contract to manufacture aluminum housings...

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Pierburg
Electric oil pump: a strategic component for e-motors and electrified powertrains
The electrification of the powertrain is one of the driving forces in the automotive market, motivated by the push towards fuel efficiency improvement and emission reductions. Within this context, a prime role is played by the electrification of auxiliary assemblies since they can run independently of the I.C. engine, thus shrinking power intake and consumption. Of growing popularity within these developments are the multi-talented electrically driven oil pumps. They can be employed as auxiliary for the I.C. engine as well as for different purposes within the powertrain including with today's electric motors.
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Polymer-coated thrust washer KS R 535L1
KS Kolbenschmidt
New polymer-coated thrust washer KS R 535L1
Among the key technologies in the transition phase to electromobility are the gradual hybridization of the powertrain and the minimization of internal engine losses through the use of low-viscosity oils. Both also have an effect on the requirements placed on the radial and axial bearings within the engine. As an axial bearing solution, KS Gleitlager GmbH now offers its customers the new polymer-coated thrust washer KS R535L1 with high resistance to wear caused by start/stop modes of operation and excellent mixed friction stability.
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