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Schaeffler Group USA Inc.
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2019-05-08 | Troy, Mich.
Demonstrating its commitment to advancing automotive drivetrains, Schaeffler will discuss its coating technologies for the North American market at the 13th CTI Symposium USA held May 15 and 16 in Novi, Mich. A perennial event sponsor, Schaeffler will host a product exhibition at the event.
“The automotive powertrain evolution has required innovative surface technology solutions to meet the new challenging requirements. From ever-more-demanding friction reduction and wear protection, to electrical insulation of the new E- Mobility,” said Dr. Rashid Farahati, director, Schaeffler. “As a world leader in surface coating technology, our coating contributes to the conservation of energy by lowering the friction and extending the service life. Surface coating is an effective and efficient way to enhance new and existence components.”
At 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, Mahdi Amiriyan, Ph.D., member of Materials Science and Engineering of Schaeffler Group USA, will present “Coating Technology as a Design Element for Friction Reduction and Wear Protection” during the Transmission Components session. Amiriyan assumes the position “coating expert,” supporting the Competence Center Surface Technology of Schaeffler headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany. He will discuss how Schaeffler utilizes coating technology as a design element for electrical insulation, friction reduction and wear protection. During the presentation, he will highlight a number of innovative coating technologies, including:
Schaeffler will also participate in the product exhibition, showcasing two exhibits, surface treatment display and friction measurement (tribometer).
The 13th CTI Symposium USA provides an international exchange of experiences and opinions among key automotive representatives. Participants, including automakers, transmission manufacturers and suppliers from the United States, Europe and Asia, will discuss the latest in technical developments and applications for conventional and alternative drives. For more information, please visit http://www.transmission-symposium.com/usa/.