Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has created an aluminum alloy that exceeds the limitations of alloys currently used in vehicle engine cylinder heads.
The new alloy, developed by FCA, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and supplier Nemak, stays strong up to 300°C (572°F). This surpasses, by a wide margin, the limits of existing alloys, which begin to weaken and crack above 200°C (392°F).
The automaker has started replacing six-cylinder engines in some vehicle models with four-cyl…
Source URL: Fiat Chrysler Creates New Aluminum Alloy for Engines
Source Website: Advance Engineering – Engineering.com