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tappet

a mechanical part that reciprocates to receive or transmit intermittent motion, esp the part of an internal-combustion engine that transmits motion from the camshaft to the push rods or valves

tappet

[′tap·ət]
(mechanical engineering)
A lever or oscillating member moved by a cam and intended to tap or touch another part, such as a push rod or valve system.
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Things like worn tappet bores can be bored and fitted with oversize sleeves and main bearing bores, which wear out-of-spec due to fretting between the case halves, are routinely line bored to restore an aligned bed for the crankshaft.
Technavio's analysts forecast global automotive tappets market to grow at a CAGR of 3.
By deep drawing the tappets, Schaeffler UK will be able to manufacture a more cost effective alternative to the traditional forged and turned design.
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The separation of the fluid path from the actuator components as well as a longer tappet ensures protection of the valve system and safe operation.
Because in one out of every three engines we see coming through here, there's tappet and cam spalling," Weiss answered.
A bolted bed plate has been added to the underside of the block to reduce lower end flexing and the tappet cavities have been enclosed within the block itself.
Picture something along the lines of Monster Garage and Real TV meets NPR's "Click and Clack the Tappet brothers" and you'll get the general idea.
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