This technology enables GKN to deliver gears that combine the net shape advantages of PM technology with the performance of wrought steel.
More than 30 facilities in 14 countries across 5 continents
Explore our Materials and Processes brochure to learn more about Surface Densified Sintered Steels and GKN’s range of materials in general.
GKN Sinter Metals in Milan has been awarded Ford’s prestigious Q1 certification for supplier excellence.
On behalf of GKN plc, GKN Sinter Metals received Bosch’s preferred supplier status for the third consecutive year.
GKN Sinter Metals’ state-of-the-art production facility in Bad Brückenau, Germany, has delivered its fifty-millionth synchronizer hub.
Synchronizer hubs are the core product for the shifting mechanism in all double clutch and manual transmissions.
GKN Sinter Metals supplies components for three engines named in Ward’s 10 Best Engines for 2013. These engines contain a number of performance enhancing technologies including Main Bearing Caps, Variable Valve Timing components, and Connecting rods.
GKN Sinter Metals’ focus on quality has been recognized with three Supplier Quality Excellence awards from General Motors (GM) Powertrain.
Traverse gear rolling increases the dimensional precision and performance of conventionally produced Powder Metal gears through the controlled densification of critical surfaces.
Application for surface densified powder metal gears are found in Engines, Transmission and Fluid Technology products where the benefits of this process can be leveraged.
The availability of unique material systems is one of the key differentiators powder metallurgy has over other metal working technologies.