Shifting cylinder

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Technical specifications

DIN
Alloy
Weight
Finishing

1.2346 (AISI H11)
GX38CrMoV5-1
150 – 210 grams
Shotblasting & nitrocarburizing

Application

Steel switching mechanism for a manual transmission. The mechanism consists of moving shifting arms affixed according to the transmission’s shifting pattern.

Advantages

  • Minimal post-processing required
  • Shifting cylinder is delivered ‘ready for use’
  • Carbonitriding prevents wear to the switching profile
  • High-quality surface guarantees a smooth shifting feel

Advantage of the CIREX casting process

Strong, thin-walled product optimised for mass production. Extremely smooth surface for a smooth shifting feel. The cast piece is delivered ‘ready for use’, including machining and heat treatment (carbonitriding).