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Tip: Carbon cardan shafts for powerful vehicles

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Carbon Propeller Shaft Tuning Aluminum Tip: Carbon propeller shafts for powerful vehicles

Very trend-conscious and effective is a tuning of the cardan shaft (named after Gerolamo Cardano). For rear-wheel drive cars, such a tuning comes into question. The cardan shaft is designed to transfer the engine power to the driving wheels at the rear. A propeller shaft tuning leads partly to an improved running smoothness of the vehicle, the wave has less weight and looks chic. High-quality cardan shafts made of carbon are sometimes even clear lighter (up to -50%), can cope with high torques better and result in less vibration during power transmission while driving. This is very noticeable. The other benefits offered by the new cardan shafts for rear-wheel drive vehicles are explained below.

Structure of a cardan shaft

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The cardan shaft must transmit very high torques. Vibrations should not arise here. Often, however, only simple steel is used to make the shaft. Steel is sturdy and stable and cheap. Aluminum and carbon are also robust, rustproof and considerably lighter. For this reason, the lightweight materials are increasingly used in the construction of cardan shafts. Especially when the vehicles are heavily motorized. Due to the continuous optimization of the materials, it is now possible to produce cardan shafts also made of aluminum and carbon. Here, the weight of the materials for optimal operation of the propeller shaft plays a major role. Lightweight cardan shafts made of carbon can absorb and withstand more services than steel propshafts.

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They are more robust and less prone to repair. A light cardan shaft brings less mass to be accelerated and the compensation of load peaks due to better elasticity is guaranteed. And security also plays a role. A cardan shaft made of carbon normally tears off more safely than a comparable component made of aluminum or steel. This point should not be neglected for particularly powerful vehicles for the racetrack. The carbon shafts are often more compact in diameter and therefore require comparatively less space. Aluminum shafts, on the other hand, are often designed larger in diameter so that they can withstand the torque. However, the disadvantage of carbon shafts is that they are considerably more expensive compared to aluminum shafts or cardan shafts made of steel. The cost of a carbon shaft is almost three times higher than that of a conventional cardan shaft.

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Anyone who wants more smoothness for driving can achieve this goal very well by replacing the steel cardan shaft with carbon or at least aluminum. Lightweight propshaft materials, such as aluminum or carbon, provide better torque transfer and significantly less vibration while driving due to their weight. This allows a better smoothness while driving can be achieved. In addition, the new materials are also more robust and less prone to repair and especially with one relieved flywheel very effective. We hope you the info report to the term Carbon propshaft from the field of autotuning. Our goal is that the largest German-language tuning dictionary (Tuning Wikipedia) and to explain tuning terms from A to Z easily and understandably. Almost every day we expand this encyclopedia and how far we are already can you HERE see. Soon the next one will be Tuning scene concept be illuminated by us. Incidentally, you will be informed about new topics if you have ours Feed subscribe to.

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