carburettor

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carburettor

, carburetter (US), carburetor
a device used in petrol engines for atomizing the petrol, controlling its mixture with air, and regulating the intake of the air-petrol mixture into the engine
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The engine was tested for its performance and emission characteristics with the introduction of an ultrasonic atomizer and compared with the baseline carburetor model's performance.
Face it, from a fundamental standpoint, the carburetor on your Cessna is hardly much different than the one you maybe had on your small-block Chevy engine.
Another major difference between carburetors and fuel injection systems is their susceptibility to icing.
I opened the hood and, to my horror, saw that the carburetor was spewing gas.
Asbestos removal is expected to begin within weeks on the Carter Carburetor site in north St.
Founded in 1950 and headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, Walbro Engine Management is the world's largest manufacturer of carburetors and a major manufacturer of ignition systems, fuel injection and air/fuel management components, and fuel storage and delivery components for engines targeted at outdoor power equipment, marine, recreational and two-wheel applications.
The study, which included 1,500 hours of testing, found that fuel lines did not leak, carburetors did not disintegrate and fuel pumps did not fail with E10 (10 percent ethanol fuels).
If so, your problem is most likely a corroded or gummed-up carburetor. Small-engine repair shops earn about 50 percent of their revenue by cleaning or replacing carburetors that are sidelined by old gas.
Carburetors are in general defined as devices where a flow induced pressure drop forces a fuel flow into the air stream [1].
Some folks use a degreasing, all-purpose cleaner called Simple Green to clean up their carburetors. Although Simple Green is one of my favorites for getting grease and oil out of my shirts and jeans, I doubt it would work well for removing the varnish deposits associated with old gasoline unless you add heat.