News & Blog
Dalian Showcase [Video]
10 Nov 2017
Located in China, MAT Dalian has a 50,000 MT production capacity at it's world class casting facilities producing grey and ductile iron automotive components.Weiterlesen
Lanchester Balancing System [Video]
27 Okt 2017
Assembled and machined by Schmidt Automotive, the Lanchester Balancing System cast by MAT Foundries Europe is found in vehicles across the world.Weiterlesen
Can You Run An Engine Without Oil?
24 Okt 2017
The presence of oil and its distribution is absolutely crucial to an engines continued operation. Engines can work without oil, but the effect is so damaging they are only capable of running for less than 30 minutes until failing - and in most cases, it’s a lot quicker than that.Weiterlesen
What Happens At 300mph
20 Okt 2017
Speed has always been something of an obsession for humanity and never has it been better personified than by hyper car manufacturers.
Achieving a top speed of 300 miles per hour in a road legal production car has been their holy grail for thirty years now, and some are now getting tantalisingly close to realising their ambitions.Weiterlesen
How Do HGV Brakes Work?
16 Okt 2017
Heavy Goods Vehicles use an air brake system based on a design from the 1800’s originally intended for use in trains - but the principles behind the system still endure today and are almost universally applied to all HGV’s, buses and trains with remarkable compatibility across the globe.Weiterlesen
The New Face of Dania
10 Okt 2017
A member of MAT Foundry Group is changing its name. To better identify their position within the MAT Foundry Group and the global casting market, and demonstrate a stronger corporate identity, Jernstøberiet Dania ApS will now be known as MAT Dania.Weiterlesen
Cyclists - How Can Motorists Keep Them Safe
9 Okt 2017
In the never ending battle for space on Britain’s highways one particular group is at the focus of more controversy than any other. We are of course are referring to cyclists.
Cyclists have almost become the de facto road user everyone loves to hate in recent years, occupying some sort of grey area between pedestrian and motorist. Whenever an initiative is launched to improve cyclist safety it is usually met with derision and anecdotes of maniac cyclists running roughshod over the rules of the road.Weiterlesen
What Are The Benefits of Real World Emissions Tests?
6 Okt 2017
The beginning of September 2017 saw a significant development for vehicle manufacturers selling their products in Europe as it marked the start date for the new emission testing procedures for all new cars.
The new test is actually two tests; the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Testing Procedure or WLTP, and the Real Driving Emissions test or RDE.Weiterlesen
Eurac Poole and MFG HQ Flyby [Video]
3 Okt 2017
Our Eurac facility in Poole, England has over 5 decades of experience producing over 100,000 tonnes of grey iron castings per year.
Packaging, warehousing and logistics can also be managed on behalf of our customers, allowing us to run a complete brake disc programme on their behalf.
The Eurac facility also serves as the headquarters for the entire MAT Foundry Group.Weiterlesen
UK Child Seat Laws - What Every Parent Should Know
29 Sep 2017
The legislation governing child car seats and their use has changed for 2017, so to make sure you are following the correct safety laws we have come up with a guide to help you.Weiterlesen
What The Skills Gap Means For Automotive
27 Sep 2017
Despite being post economic crisis and well into recovery, several recent developments look almost certain to have serious repercussions for the sector and force significant change.The automotive industry has some significant challenges facing it over the next decade and beyond.Weiterlesen
How Health Monitoring Could Save Lives
22 Sep 2017
Driver health monitoring isn’t really anything new - in the world of motorsports at least. Driving on the road and driving on the track are so fundamentally different that they require a completely different ways of thinking and each provide completely different stresses.
It would be easy to assume that racing at the limits of what is humanly possible would be more challenging considering there are times when a driver is one incorrect micro-adjustment away from certain death.Weiterlesen
How Brakes and Tyres Work Together
30 Aug 2017
Under the right (or wrong) conditions, under hard braking a brake rotor can reach up to 500 degrees Celsius. When you consider that a 3,000 pound (lb) car travelling at 60 miles per hour produces 361,204 foot-pounds of torque, it’s not all that surprising.
More so when you get in to the dizzying heights of track days or professional racing.Weiterlesen
Spec Ops: Giving Cars Night Vision
17 Aug 2017
We are at a unique point in our history. Humanity is on an inexorable march of progress that rewrites the rulebook on what we know…and then rewrites it again.
The rise of the machine - be it a robot crawling over the surface of Mars or the smartphone in our pocket - has spurred unprecedented innovation that has turned cars into mission control.Weiterlesen
Summer Driving Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]
10 Aug 2017
The summer season as has been typically mixed around the world with temperatures soaring in Europe whilst the UK is beset by weather more in keeping with the autumn months.
However, never ones to be deterred, here are our top tips for safe summer driving.Weiterlesen
Research and Development [VIDEO]
1 Aug 2017Weiterlesen
The Casting Journey [INFOGRAPHIC]
27 Jul 2017Weiterlesen
What Are Undercar Airbags?
24 Jul 2017Weiterlesen
Eurac Hradec's Machining Line Goes Live [VIDEO]
19 Jul 2017Weiterlesen
Augmented Reality and Road Safety
17 Jul 2017Weiterlesen
Apprentices Excel at Eurac Poole
14 Jul 2017Weiterlesen
What Would Airless Tyres Mean For Safety?
11 Jul 2017Weiterlesen
Testing and Inspection [VIDEO]
22 Jun 2017Weiterlesen
Do Video Games Make Us Better Drivers?
21 Jun 2017Weiterlesen
Going Off Road
9 Jun 2017Weiterlesen
Dania Showcase Video Goes Live
7 Jun 2017Weiterlesen
The Flying Car Will Change Everything
6 Jun 2017Weiterlesen
What Is Torque Steer (And How Does It Occur)?
30 Mai 2017Weiterlesen
Why We Use Iron In Car Components
26 Mai 2017Weiterlesen
What Is Engine Braking? (And Why You Should Do It)
18 Mai 2017Weiterlesen
The Greatest Driving Roads In The World
2 Mai 2017Weiterlesen
How Have Formula 1 Brakes Evolved?
28 Apr 2017Weiterlesen
What Is A Torque Converter and How Does It Work?
26 Apr 2017Weiterlesen
Dania Exhibiting at Hannover Messe
20 Apr 2017Weiterlesen
Melting and Pouring [VIDEO]
20 Apr 2017Weiterlesen
MFG welcomes its first Management Graduate
19 Apr 2017Weiterlesen
What Are Closing Speeds (And Why Do They Matter)?
6 Apr 2017Weiterlesen
MAT Neunkirchen Flyby [Video]
30 Mar 2017Weiterlesen
Are Lighter Wheels a Waste of Money?
30 Mar 2017Weiterlesen
The People of MAT Foundry Group [Video]
28 Mar 2017Weiterlesen
How Does A Differential Work?
24 Mar 2017Weiterlesen
How Track Cars Differ From Road Cars
23 Mar 2017Weiterlesen
Keep On Trucking - The Future of The Industry
15 Mar 2017Weiterlesen
Could NASA's EM Drive Work In Cars?
12 Mar 2017Weiterlesen
Collision Avoidance - A New Wave In Road Safety
7 Mar 2017Weiterlesen
Hybrids in Professional Racing
3 Mar 2017Weiterlesen
Brake Calipers - How Do They Work?
27 Feb 2017Weiterlesen
Mercedes Brake Priming Technology
22 Feb 2017Weiterlesen