We adapted our technology for constant-velocity joint
(CVJ) boots, which are a mainstay in the automotive industry, and developed a highly functional bellows to handle the extreme load conditions and meet the demanding overall performance requirements of the marine industry.
Our new designs represent the first major change in constant-velocity joint
(CVJ) technology in more than 70 years," says Rickell.
The commercial grade will be used in automotive constant-velocity joint
(CVJ) boots, reports AES.
An earlier trend in rack-and-pinion steering gear boots and constant-velocity joint
boots was the replacement of neoprene with copolyester TPEs.
Another key feature of the GKN Driveline shaft on the new Audi A8 is the unique high-speed constant-velocity joint
incorporating technology for efficient operation and an integrated "crash feature.
In March, Dana announced an agreement to sell most of its constant-velocity joint
business to GKN plc as part of a strategic global alliance with that company.
Bragiel, president and chief executive officer, "which resulted from stronger carburetor sales to existing customers and increased constant-velocity joint
assembly sales to a new original equipment customer.
With 35 percent of the global constant-velocity joint
market and 27 percent of the European propeller shaft market, GKN's driveline expertise is evident in numerous European, Japanese and domestic vehicles, including the Chrysler Minivan, Ford Explorer and Volvo 850 AWD.
And that led a fabricator of protective boots for the constant-velocity joints
(CVJ) in halfshaft drive axles produced by a global manufacturer to challenge Dow Coming.
and establish a new company to manufacture and sell constant-velocity joints
(or CVJs) to meet the rising demand for automobiles in Brazil.
Some large constant-velocity joints
would not fit in the narrow master shields.
When it opens in September, NTK will employ 107 and make heat-treated vehicle axles and constant-velocity joints