cylinder head


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cylinder head

The metal casing that fits onto a cylinder block in an internal-combustion engine. A: "Did dad say what's wrong with the car?" B: "I don't know, something about needing to fix the cylinder head, whatever that means!"
See also: cylinder, head
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Figure 4 and Table 2 show a comparison of the tensile properties between the 351 and A356+0.5%Cu alloys at various test conditions, for specimens taken from cylinder head deck face locations.
Cooling system of new engine consist of longitudinal and transverse flow in the cylinder head for better heat transfer coefficients at high thermal loading and more uniform temperatures, integration of the water pump in cylinder block, integration of thermostat and the temperature sensor in the thermostat housing, timing-belt drive for the water pump.
Nevertheless, operating an engine at high power settings, at high cylinder head temperatures or with leaking exhaust ports greatly increases the likelihood of cracks and other damage.
Production of the new Panther cylinder head, which will replace the Puma product being made at the moment, will start in 2015.
The cylinder head covers are "the first automotive product of its kind manufactured from post-consumer recycled nylon," the company said.
The analysis of research on heat transfer in the cylinder head of the internal combustion engines showed that the number of papers published until now is relatively small, without reaching satisfactory results yet, although the engine heat transfer has been studied long enough, (Botean, 2005; Euamoto et al., 1987, Gardynski, 1995).
Any car up to 10 years old and with less than 100,000 miles on the clock can be protected by a Warranty Direct policy for items such as the cylinder head, cylinder head gasket, camshaft and bearings and even down to the timing gears, chains, cam belt and tensioners.
The probe captures the precise throat shapes from the deep, narrow passages within the cylinder head, while the scanner captures all other data in the form of point clouds.
Worse yet, after that many miles, spark plugs have a tendency to seize in the cylinder head. Removing a seized plug can be a costly job, especially if the threads in the cylinder head are damaged in the process.
Q I BOUGHT a Lotus Elise Series 2 in May, knowing that it recently had its cylinder head gasket replaced by a Surrey-based Lotus specialist.
The key temperature relating to exhaust valve and seat life is exhaust valve face temperature, not cylinder head temperature, specifically, valve edge and seat temperature.
Processes conducted at the HATC engine plant currently include molding and machining of the cylinder block and machining of the cylinder head, both key components of an engine.
Using specially developed fixtures to hold components in position, also designed and manufactured by MecWash, the units are located on lines dedicated to cylinder head and crank case production.
The special marking machine, designed and built by Columbia, peen-marks numbers on the cylinder head camshaft bearing caps to correspond with those of the matching cylinder head position.
in Columbus, Ind., are working on a cylinder head that will give the Army a diesel engine with less heat rejection and more power density than other diesels.