Plastic-rubber engine mounts top aluminum for weight savings

04/5/2013 | PlasticsToday.com

An engine mount made of plastic and rubber recently ordered up by Renault-Nissan offers a weight savings of 25% over its aluminum counterpart. BASF processor ZF Friedrichshafen is supplying the mounts, which will be used in smaller cars and electric cars. The mounts are said to meet all performance requirements of aluminum mounts while being completely recyclable.

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