Home Resource Center Market and Application Literature Case Studies Additional Markets Find more technical information on the wide array products and applications in other markets. Our advanced materials can be used in a variety of places such as high performance racing, marine bushings and marine winch products. If you cannot find the information you need or would like to request additional service details, please feel free to Contact Us for more information. Additional Markets Resources Motocross PR2 Racing Case Study Motocross engines, like Formula 1 engines, experience extreme conditions. Materion Performance Alloys’ ToughMet® 3 AT110 alloy was used to replace the conventional valve guide and produced “phenomenal results.” Stock Car Racing Cam Shaft Bearings Case Study - Custom Engines Inc. In February, 2008 Custom Engines began testing ToughMet® and found the bearing material lasting four to five times longer than other camshaft bearings. They elected to build all of their engines with ToughMet®. Marine Bushing Case Study - The South Ferry Company South Ferry decided to use ToughMet® 3 CX105 for the front, central and rear bushings in their ferry. After two years, the copper nickel tin bushings lasted two to three times longer than previously used bronze or steel bushings and allowed the boats to stay in the water longer between overhauls, minimizing both expense and time out of service. Marine Winch Case Study - Markey Machinery Company Markey Machinery was searching for a winch material that was strong, but that also had a low coefficient of friction. ToughMet® allowed Markey to produce a high performance winch suitable for operation in the open sea with heavy loads on hawsers. ToughMet® provided higher hardness, higher strength and solved galling issues.