Lanchester balancer

Lanchester balancer

[′lan·chə·stər ′bal·ən·sər]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for balancing four-cylinder engines; consists of two meshed gears with eccentric masses, driven by the crankshaft.
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The latter combines numerous technologies - such as compressor supercharger, intercooler, four valves per cylinder, variable valve timing and Lanchester balancer - to minimise fuel consumption and maximise driving pleasure and refinement.
The engines use four-cylinder technology combined with efficient superchargers, intercooling, variable valve timing, Lanchester balancer shafts and adaptive drive dynamics.