The DAF order represents another important step forward for CGI and Tupy and further reinforces the transition toward CGI in state-of-the-art commercial vehicle diesel engine cylinder blocks
and heads," said Luiz Tarquinio, president and CEO of Tupy.
With the expected CGI growth in the commercial vehicle sector, we look forward to the CGI production volume at Maua eventually surpassing the CGI volume at our Joinville [metalcasting facility], which currently produces more than 20,000 CGI cylinder blocks
per month," said Luiz Tarquinio, president and CEO of Tupy.
The start of the production of [these engines] complements the existing 3-L V-6 CGI cylinder block
production that SinterCast has supported since mid-2006," said Steve Dawson, president and CEO of SinterCast.
Louis will provide TMM with the cylinder blocks
and heads for final machining.
John Kennedy, Team Manager, Cylinder Block
Machining, Windsor Engine Plant Annex, describes the tailor-made equipment as "the best of its type" for precision finishing of cylinder blocks
Following years of technical collaboration between Ford Motor Company and SinterCast on foundry process control, materials and machining issues, Ford has confirmed that the cylinder block
of its new 2.
Several automotive manufacturers are focusing on Compacted Graphite Iron (CGI) for their next generation of cylinder blocks
Our stations feature the latest technology for the precision machining of critical areas of cylinder blocks
and heads on engines," said Gary Byron, president of Lamb Technicon Machining Systems.
has contracted metalcaster Cifunsa, Saltillo, Mexico, to produce compacted graphite iron (CGI) engine cylinder blocks
for its new MaxxForce 7 diesel engines.
have all been home to Federal-Mogul Windsor's metal cutting systems for cylinder blocks
, camshafts, connecting rods, crankshafts, oil pumps and bearing caps.
The metalcaster will use the funds to build engine cylinder blocks
for the second generation of GM's Ecotec engine.
Dearborn Engine machines cylinder blocks
, cylinder heads crankshafts camshafts and connecting rods and performs engine assembly and hot testing.
The most recent programs are the new global family of in-line engine blocks, currently being installed in Ford's Dearborn and Chihuahua, Mexico, engine plants, and a major rework of a Cross Huller system to produce V8 cylinder blocks
at Ford's Essex Engine Plant in Windsor, Ontario.
4 mm) from the cylinder bores, and the role the component has played in the company's succes as the majority suppler of its cylinder blocks
for the NASCAR sector.
It casts engine cylinder blocks
, heads and camshafts and also assembles engines for Toyota's local assembly operation, Toyota Motor Thailand (TMT).