DIAMOND LIKE CARBON COATING

DLC Coated Cam Followers

CAMSHAFT

Cam Followers

ENGINE APPLICATIONS

Kelford Cams specialise in high-performance valve train components for custom engine builders. The DLC-coated cam followers is designed to withstand the stresses and conditions typically encountered in racing and high-performance applications, where standard components might not provide adequate durability or performance.

Nissan Engine Camshafts
RB26DETT
Ford High Performance Motorsports Engine Parts
2.3L ECOBOOST
Toyota Engine Camshafts for Motorsport Applications
1JZ / 2JZ / 1UZ / 2RZ-3RZ
SUBARU CAMSHAFTS
EJ20 / EJ25
Mazda Engine Camshafts
L3 DISI

A DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon) cam follower refers to a type of cam follower that has been coated with a thin layer of DLC. DLC is a type of coating known for its hardness, low friction, and high wear resistance properties.

Camshaft Follower with DLC Coating
Diamond-Like Carbon Coating

Cam Followers

DLC coating is applied to the surface of the camshaft follower.

This coating is extremely thin but provides significant benefits in terms of durability, performance and increased rigidity increases both camshaft and bucket longevity.

Camshaft Follower with Diamond Like Carbon Coating
Enhanced Performance

Properties

Extremely hard, resistant to wear and corrosion, and have a low friction coefficient.

As a result DLC-coated cam followers are highly sought after for high-performance and racing applications where durability and reliability are crit

BENEFITS OF A

DLC Coated Cam Follower

Reduced Friction

DLC coatings reduce friction between the camshaft lobes and the follower, which can improve engine efficiency and reduce wear.

Increased Wear Resistance

The hardness of DLC coatings helps prevent wear and prolong the lifespan of the cam followers.

Enhanced Performance

DLC cam followers are often used in racing engines, high-performance street cars, and applications where engine reliability and performance under demanding conditions are paramount.

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Kelford Cams Performance

Upgrade your engine's performance and lifespan with Kelford Cams DLC Coated Cam Followers. Our followers feature a reinforced skirt, larger internal fillet, and DLC coated surface, resulting in lower friction, improved torque, and cooler oil temperatures.

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