KSLP shows its pistons with a bore of up to 350 mm destined for customers in Asia. These are mainly marine engine pistons for smaller and mid-size vessels. The engines are used for the main propulsion system or auxiliary power generation. Another application is in locomotive engines.
KS Kolbenschmidt's large-bore pistons can be found in the main and auxiliary propulsion systems of such important cruise liners, container and other freight vessels as well as power plant pistons. Currently, the Company is supplying efficient piston solutions complying with IMO III emission regulations and others issued by numerous nations.
Marintec China is a good opportunity to cultivate existing customer ties, establish new ones and generally enhance awareness of the company on the Asian market. With the new KSLP location in Kunshan, the business is growing in Chinese market. Customers already include the Asian licensees of MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, a joint venture of Finland's Wärtsilä Corporation and Chinese CSSP.
The large bore pistons division of KS Kolbenschmidt GmbH of Rheinmetall Automotive is one of the world's major producers and offers optimal solutions for pistons in the diameter range from 150 to 640 mm made of steel and aluminum, for stationary, marine and locomotive engine applications. At the three production sites Neckarsulm (Germany), Marinette (US State of Wisconsin) and Kunshan (China), large-diameter pistons are developed and produced for all renowned manufacturers of large four-stroke engines worldwide.
Marintec China ranks as Asia's leading maritime fair and is held every two years. Exhibition focal points include marine technology, navigation systems, shipbuilding, and ship engines.