Re-inventing the wheel

Electroless nickel coatings boost the efficiency of automotive engines

Tony Hart - March 08, 2013

Compressor Wheel

Improving overall engine performance in relation to fuel economy is crucial to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and conserving fossil fuel stocks.

One recent innovation is the small aluminum alloy “compressor wheel” which is installed in the exhaust gas recirculation system of engines to increase operating efficiency.

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Nickel helping to combat climate change

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