|This eliminates significant investment costs for the OEM while delivering a lighter, stronger, superior quality forging. Metaldyne provides powder metal connecting rods for more programs worldwide than any other supplier.
Gasoline and diesel engine applications available
Beam geometry designed to maximize stiffness and bending ratio, optimizing strength-to-weight ratio
Reduced reciprocating and rotating mass, improving engine fuel efficiency
Net shape forming improves material utilization by 40% vs. conventional forged steel
Up to 4:1 increase in machining tool life