offers unsurpassed wear and heat transfer, while the staff at
offers technical expertise that RCR is looking for in the world of
extreme motorsport racing.
Performance Alloys and Services, Inc. is proud to announce a
multi-year technical partnership with Richard Childress Racing.
Performance Alloys™ will be providing Moldstar® materials, as well as
technical, manufacturing and engineering support to RCR.
MoldStar® Copper Alloys by Performance Alloys™ are highly
engineered copper alloys designed and process controlled for extreme
where heat transfer is also important. The characteristics
alloys are such that exposure to extreme environments cause further
metallurgical improvements such as increased hardness, toughness and
wear resistance. MoldStar® copper alloys are also all Beryllium-Free.
Since 1987, Performance Alloys™ has been leading the market in providing
materials that surpass other products being offered to the industrial
marketplace. Since 1999, MoldStar® copper alloys have become the new
accepted standard along with being the new leader for wear resistance
and conductivity in extreme motorsport applications. Additional
information can be found at
Rick Shaut, Cylinder Head/Intake Manifold Development Leader at RCR/ECR
Engines is excited about the success that the Moldstar® copper alloys as
well as the manufacturing and technical support offered by Performance
Alloys and Services, Inc. Shaut added “that of all the suppliers we use
here at RCR/ERC Engines, the people at Performance offer a unique
combination of materials, application knowledge and metallurgical
knowledge, then further enhanced by their in-house machining
capabilities that no other suppliers offer“. Rick goes on to say that
the MoldStar90 (MS90) provided a trouble-free/seamless transition for
RCR/ECR Engines back when the fuel formulation was changed by NASCAR
rules. According to Rick, “here at RCR the MoldStar® materials and
manufactured components from Performance Alloys are real problem solvers
for us at RCR”.
About Performance Alloys and
Performance Alloys and Services, Inc. (www.moldstar.com)
has been producing and distributing high-end Beryllium-Free copper
alloys and components around the world for motorsports, manufacturing,
medical, food and aerospace industries. Performance Alloys prides itself
in outstanding quality for the alloys and components, as well as
exceptional customer service. Located in Germantown, Wisconsin,
Performance Alloys and Services, Inc. has been in business for over 20
years and is well positioned to stay a leader.
About Richard Childress Racing
Richard Childress Racing
has earned more than 180 victories and 12 NASCAR championships,
including six in the Sprint Cup Series with the legendary Dale Earnhardt.
RCR was the first organization to win championships in the Sprint Cup
Series, Nationwide Series and Camping World Truck Series. Its 2009
Sprint Cup Series lineup includes Casey Mears (No. 07 Jack Daniel's),
Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil), Jeff Burton (No. 31 Caterpillar)
and Clint Bowyer (No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper). Its 2009 Nationwide
Series lineup includes Bowyer, Burton and Stephen Leicht (No. 29 Holiday
Inn). (read more about the Richard Childress: President and CEO)