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Tenneco's highly-engineered elastomer products are designed to reduce noise, vibration and harshness (NVH). Our uniquely-formulated compounds and internally-produced metal components further distinguish the company's well-known Clevite® Elastomers brand.
 
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Elastomer Products 

Tenneco’s elastomer bushing, mount and exhaust isolator designs ensure improved NVH isolation and better overall performance for both suspension and exhaust systems. 

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Suspension Bushings
Elastomer bushings provide for suspension articulation and vibration isolation in a wide range of vehicle applications. Applications: LV, CTOH
 
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Subframe Bushings
Subframe mounting bushings showcase Tenneco's experience in accommodating tuning/model variation while meeting stringent durability requirements.  Applications: LV
 
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Damper Top Mounts
Damper top mounts combine an elastomer element to allow damper articulation with a housing for attachment to the vehicle body. Tenneco offers integration of steel-stamped or aluminum-die cast designs that offer OEMs flexibility. Applications: LV
 
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HydroelasticTM Bushings
Tenneco's custom-designed fluid bushings are used when it is necessary to have more damping than normally attainable with an all-elastomeric bushing.   Applications: LV
 
 
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HydroelasticTM Body Mounts 
Tenneco's hydroelastic body mounts utilize both fluid hydraulics and elastomeric viscoelastic properties to help minimize transmission of frame-to-body oscillations. Applications: LV
 
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Exhaust System Isolators
Tenneco's engineered exhaust isolators have revolutionized the industry helping OEMs to achieve full vehicle life durability with very low mass designs.  Applications: LV, CTOH

 

 
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Suspension Links
Tenneco is a leading supplier of tension/compression links and torque rods for a wide range of vehicle suspensions. Applications: LV, CTOH
 
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Controlled Torque Bushings
360 degree rotation is possible with Tenenco's curled cartridge elastomer bushing, offering both vibration isolation and misalignment accommodation. Applications: LV, CTOH

Manufacturing and Engineering

Tenneco’s Elastomer Group operates five high-volume manufacturing facilities and three globally-connected engineering centers focused on design, FEA modeling, prototype fabrication and characterization/fatigue testing for new elastomer components. 

 

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Tenneco’s Clevite® Elastomers Group received recent recognition as a

General Motors Supplier of the Year

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Pictured is the Milan, Ohio elastomer engineering team.