Commercial Vehicles

We Lighten Heavy Traffic

Innovative, award-winning, and, most importantly, lightweight cast components from GF Casting Solutions allow the automotive industry to significantly reduce the weight of their vehicles. Thus, we help our customers to meet new, stricter emissions standards, to reduce CO2 emissions and thus protect the environment.

commercial vehicle

Powertrain


Exhaust Manifold

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

Value chain

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Weight

Characteristics

DAF

XF MX11 Motor EU 6

SiMo4.5-1

Iron sandcasting

Casting, annealing, machining, isolating, assembling

16.0 kg

Ready-to-mount solution, high scaling resistance

Abgaskrümmer_DAF_UUU

Transmission Housing

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

                                                                                                            Value chain

Weight

Characteristics

ZF

Diverse

AlSi9Cu3

Aluminum high-pressure die-casting

Casting

28.3 kg

Large-size component produced with high quality standards

AS Tronic Housing

Frame


Steering Knuckle Hydrodrive

Customer

Vehicle

                                                                                                 Material

Process

Value chain

                                                                                                  Weight

Characteristics

Renault

Renault Premium Lander OptiTrack

GJS 700

Iron sandcasting

Casting, machining, hardening

33.1 kg

Integrated steel tubes for hydraulic oil circuit, Inductively hardened, Rolled transition radius

SchwenklagerHydrodrive_Renault_ME

Brake Calliper

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

Value chain

Weight

Characteristics

Knorr Bremse

Diverse

GJS 600-6

Iron sandcasting

Casting

22.0 kg

Complex casting with high-strength requirements

Bremssattel_Knorr_SI

Console

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

Value chain

Weight

Characteristics

Daimler

Actros/Axor/Acros/Antos

GJS 450-18

Iron sandcasting

Casting, machining

9.8 kg

Weight and cost reduction, Efficient machining

Konsole_Console_Daimler

Control Arm

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

Value chain

Weight

Characteristics

ZF Lemförde

MAN

ADI 1000-5

Iron sandcasting

Casting, heat treatment

38.0 kg

21 kg weight reduction through substitution of steel forging

4-Point Control Arm

Frame Support

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

Value chain

Weight

Characteristics

MAN

Diverse 

GJS 400-15

Iron sandcasting

Casting, machining, coating

36.0 kg

High integration of functions

Frame Support

Wheel Hub

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

Value chain

Weight

Characteristics

DAF

F105

GJS 600-3

Iron sandcasting

Casting

27.9 kg

Integrated brake attachment

Wheel Hub

Air Suspension Bracket

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

Value chain

Weight

Characteristics

Daimler

Actros 

SiBoDur 700

Iron sandcasting

Casting, machining

28.4 kg

Weight optimization through high-strength iron material SiboDur

Air Suspension Bracket Daimler

Middle Control Arm Support

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

Value chain

Weight

Characteristics

Daimler

Actros

GJS 600-3

Iron sandcasting

Casting

97.0 kg

Weight optimization at the middle bearing for the leaf spring with flange bushing

Bracket Daimler

Control Arm Support

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

Value chain

Weight

Characteristics

Daimler

Actros

GJS 600-3

Iron sandcasting

Casting, machining

31.2 kg

Integrated function for axle guidance and air-suspension mounting

Control Arm Support Daimler

Control Arm Support

Customer

Vehicle

Material

Process

Value chain

Weight

Characteristics

MAN

Diverse

SiBoDur 700

Iron sandcasting

Casting, machining, coating

28.0 kg

13% Weight reduction through substitution of forged steel

Control Arm Support

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