crankcase breather

crankcase breather

[′kraŋ·kās ‚brēth·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
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A more efficient closed crankcase breather system that eliminates particulate matter emissions.
To reduce the total emissions of engines, it is becoming necessary to close the crankcase breather system, routing these gases into the air intake system.
Engineers modified the Hayabusa engine's crankcase breather system to include reed valves to prevent pressure waves generated in the airbox from reaching the crankcase itself, thus reducing mechanical losses.
Leftover fuel--blow by--is expelled through the positive crankcase breather valve.
o Coolant level, filters, heater, and concentration, air cleaner, battery, drive belt, crankcase breather, radiator hoses, and drain exhaust condensate;
The company plans on further advancing its EGR technology, in addition to integrating a diesel particulate filter and a closed crankcase breather system to meet the emerging standards.
The technologically advanced product removes harmful emissions from open crankcase breather systems and reduces oil drip, mist and fumes in engine compartment to promote a cleaner and safer environment.
TCD engines typically require four to five ducts versus the current two to three: Crankcase breathers, air-charger inlets, air-charger returns, and other ducts are targets for 3D blow molding.