Victor Reinz – Proper installation of an elastomer cylinder head cover gasket

In recent years, cylinder head covers for combustion engines have changed from metal to plastic.  Aluminum die cast or metal valve covers have been superseded by

new designs or developments in thermoset or glass-fiber reinforced thermoplastic with integrated rubber gaskets.Valve cover

The advantages are clear: weight reduction, a high degree of constructional freedom in design, integratability of additional components such as the Multitwister® oil separator, decoupling of components and therefore reduction in noise emissions, etc..

An adaptable rubber gasket requiring only little line pressure ensures reliable sealing.

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