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Control Valve

Sintermetal S. A. Miba Sinter Group
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Control Valve
Benefit: Cost Saving, Increased Component Complexity
Main Forming Process: Conventional Processing
End Use Sector: Automotive
Material: Ferrous


Bilstein has developed an innovative solution for the control valve of an active suspension. It is used in the Porsche Carrera and Boxter and represents the highest level in car suspensions worlwide. The PM design proposes simple manufacturing steps, each one of high technological content including welding. This design confirms the versatility of PM in materials and shape capability for meeting functional requirements.

Component Specification

Weight (g): 38
Density (g/cm3): 6.6
Tensile Strength (MPa): 220
Hardness (HV10): 75

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