Piston pin with DLC coating
New technology decreases friction and wear
The components are constantly being optimised to be able to produce engines with less power loss. Coating procedures, such as DLC coating on the piston pin, make it possible to drastically reduce friction and wear levels. Less friction results in lower fuel consumption. And this in turn ultimately reduces pollutant emissions.
The DLC coating of the piston pins used in the series is now also used for pistons in
the Motorservice product range.
The DLC coating is regarded as an innovative coating procedure in engine manufacturing.
DLC (= Diamond Like Carbon) layer can significantly increase the performance and durability of tribologically stressed components with its wear and friction-reducing properties.
For pistons and connecting rods, by using piston pins with DLC coating, bearing bushes are no longer needed. Furthermore, problematic tribological pairing can be realised, where both interacting sliding parts are made of steel. This is already successfully applied for steel pistons or bushless sinter rods.