Federal-Mogul Motorparts adds to existing cylinder and gasket range
Johannesburg, South Africa, 29 May 2018. Federal-Mogul Motorparts has launched a new product line of FP Diesel® cylinder components and gaskets for use on the John Deere 6090 PowerTech™ Tier 2, 3, IT4 & FT4 engines, used in a wide range of agricultural, construction, and industrial applications.
The cylinder kits contain FP Diesel®’s one-piece POWERFORGED friction-welded steel pistons, which provide exceptional strength and durability. The patented closed-cooling gallery ensures maximum cooling by allowing a greater volume of oil to reach more of the piston’s interior surfaces. The friction-welded cooling gallery results in a box structure that reduces piston deformity significantly, and increases support to the ring lands.
FP Diesel® POWERFORGED pistons are finished with a proprietary manganese phosphate coating to insure superior break-in and greater resistance to scuffing. The combination of manganese phosphate coating and profiled pin bore allows these pistons to operate without bushings for increased durability. Additionally, the FP-R530609 liner used in FP Diesel® cylinder kits is made from a specially-formulated ductile cast iron, designed and tested to withstand the high cylinder pressures found within the 6090 engine. Unlike typical wet sleeves, the 6090 liner has a considerably thinner wall thickness, which can withstand peak firing pressures and reduce the risk of premature failure.
“FP Diesel®’s exclusive ML7™ head gasket complements the 6090 PowerTech cylinder components with its patented multi-layer design, providing significantly enhanced combustion and fluid sealing capabilities, as well as high temperature resistance. The reinforced gasket body increases lateral stability, and provides a rigid backbone to the combustion seal,” Frank Piojda, Off-Highway/Heavy Duty Director, Federal-Mogul Motorparts, EMEA, concludes.
Federal-Mogul LLC is a leading global supplier of products and services to the world’s manufacturers and servicers of vehicles and equipment in the automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial markets. The company’s products and services enable improved fuel economy, reduced emissions and enhanced vehicle safety.
Federal-Mogul operates two independent business divisions, each with a chief executive officer reporting to Federal-Mogul’s Board of Directors.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts sells and distributes a broad portfolio of products through more than 20 of the world’s most recognized brands in the global vehicle aftermarket, while also serving original equipment vehicle manufacturers with products including braking, wipers and a range of chassis components. The company’s aftermarket brands include ANCO® wipers; Beck/Arnley® premium OE quality parts and fluids; BERU®* ignition systems; Champion® lighting, spark plugs, wipers and filters; Interfil® filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, FP Diesel®, Goetze®, Glyco®, National®, Nüral®, Payen®, Sealed Power® and Speed-Pro® engine products; MOOG® chassis components; and Abex®, Ferodo®, Jurid® and Wagner® brake products and lighting.
Federal-Mogul Powertrain designs and manufactures original equipment powertrain components and systems protection products for automotive, heavy-duty, industrial and transport applications.
Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899 and maintains its worldwide headquarters in Southfield, Michigan. The company employs nearly 55,000 in 24 countries. For more information, please visit www.FMmotorparts.com.