Enhancing timing drive system performance and sustainability

Government mandates have put automotive brands under pressure to meet stringent CO2 emission targets. To reduce fuel consumption, OEMs are developing timing drive systems that improve the efficiency of internal combustion engines (ICE) in conventional and hybrid drivetrains.

Key timing drive system components need to be made from materials offering excellent wear and friction behavior. Timing chain guides require low friction to optimize fuel economy, and excellent resistance to abrasive and pitting wear that can cause premature part failure. Support arms must offer high stiffness and fatigue resistance to keep chains in place, even at high speeds.

Find out why Stanyl is trusted in timing drive systems

Stanyl® PA46 is an award-winning high-performance and low-friction thermoplastic solution for timing drive systems. Its unique combination of strength, durability and high-temperature performance helps improve engine efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.

Because it is manufactured without the use of harmful chemicals such as polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), manufacturers can leverage its performance capabilities with confidence knowing they are not contributing to global PFAS and PFOA contamination challenges.

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