How do we make... parts smaller?
Engine components are chilled in liquid nitrogen to make them shrink. This makes it easier to install them in the engine.
MTU Only – Especially for Spares
Why original spare parts are the better alternative.
Instant energy for charging
MTU acquires technology for the electrically-assisted charging of engines
How do we...cut things up?
Contact-free cutting using the CO2 laser
500 MTU engines for vehicles to be used by the Polish Armed Forces
6R 106 TD21 engines for Jelcz all-terrain trucks
Next Generation on endurance run
Series 4000 for tugs, ferries and supply vessels will be operated for around 650 hours with no significant interruption.
How do we make...operating instructions?
While a coffee machine can be explained in a matter of five pages, things like cars and engines have entire manuals.
How do we...clean engine components?
There are 85 washing machines in the MTU production plants in Friedrichshafen. They wash all components that belong in an MTU engine.
How do we make... things watertight?
To ensure that electrical equipment is not exposed to moisture, MTU uses a special process to protectengine cabling.
How do we make... pipes?
A glimpse into the MTU pipe-making shop reveals that it involves more than just pipe-bending.
How do we make... teeth?
In an engine, gearwheels are important components. At MTU 25 employees manufacture 30,000 gearwheels every year.
No matter how good support services are, they are of no use without an effective spare parts supply system.
How do we make... contact
The wiring is the nerve and motor control system of a genset. The MTU electricians have to connect up as many as 800 such colored cores on every genset.
MTU electronics development processes to CMMI Level 2 confirmed
MTU Friedrichshafen has received an accolade from German consultancy Kugler Maag CIE for achieving process improvements in its electronics development section according to CMMI criteria.
How do we make... shipping crates?
Building shipping crates involves more than just pinning together wooden planks, as an inside look at MTU's joinery shop reveals.
How do we do... colors?
MTU engines come in whatever color the customer wants. But how are they finished? A look behind the scenes in our paint shop.
Combined heat and power in Michigan makes an impression
The first MTU Onsite Energy combined heat and power (CHP) system in North America was installed in MTU America’s own regional headquarters in Novi, Michigan in 2012.
New MTU diesel engine oil in India
Shortly, MTU India officially launched a new classification of diesel engine oil, named MTU DEO SAE 40, for series 8000 engines.
MTU Onsite Energy showcases new gensets at Middle East Electricity exhibition
MTU Onsite Energy will be presenting a new product line of gensets at Middle East Electricity, the energy industry trade show taking place in Dubai from 11 to 13 February.
How do we make... metal harder?
1,800 revolutions per minute – steel on steel. Only the very hardest of components can take the strain. But how is that hardness achieved?
How do we make... a crankcase?
The crankcase forms has to be able to withstand immense forces. That is why it is built to tolerances of just a few hundredths of a millimeter.
How to make a... cylinder head?
CAD, machining center, assembly line: the three main stages of cylinder head production.