TITLE

Freudenberg-NOK develops energy-saving automotive seal

AUTHOR(S)
Meyer, Bruce
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;2/22/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the development of Freudenberg-NOK General Partnership's newly launched Energy Saving Seal that claims to save energy and reduce friction. Freudenberg-NOK officials said the technology offers several advantages including increasing engine efficiency, reducing power consumption and improving fuel economy; significantly reducing friction between the seal lip and shaft, lowering seal lip temperature, and virtually eliminating seal failure caused by oil breakdown.
ACCESSION #
48559120

 

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