radial engine

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radial engine

[′rād·ē·əl ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An engine characterized by radially arranged cylinders at equiangular intervals around the crankshaft.
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The radial piston motor is a fixed displacement and bidirectional unit, able to change rotation direction and speed with simple command control.
The DD-110 features the latest radial piston hydraulic motor thrust drive that increases hydraulic efficiency for maximum thrust power, improved rotary speed, and sliding rotary spindle for increased flexibility during pipe make up and breakout.
But in spite of this exciting new idea there was still a market for a modern radial piston engine, and on that premise they would capitalise - while it existed.
A 9.4-hp (7-kW) radial piston motor provides positive starting torque and precise spotting control.
The transmission comes in two versions, with one or two crankshaft radial piston motors integrated in the drive unit.
Offers 0.5 g to 300 lb/min flow capabilities using variable ratio progressive cavity, rotary gear and radial piston pump technologies.
Radial piston engines were integrated into the prow of large, black fastback sedans as aircraft raced around menacing pylons jutting up from the earth.
With that in mind, radial piston motors are being used in more drive applications in compact machines such as skid steers and mini excavators.
Drawing from the Moog's stock of components for hydraulic and electric injection molding machines, the system will use a 3-way SE3 Servocartridge valve, an RKP radial piston pump, and a FAS Series servomotor controlled by a DS2000 digital drive.
In the Bosch common-rail design, a supply pump draws fuel from the tank and feeds it to the high-pressure pump (a radial piston pump).
The HydroGuide HG375 winch has a solid dual-capstan design driven by a dual-speed radial piston motor, powered by a 21.5 hp liquid-cooled Kubota diesel engine.
Poclain radial piston wheel motors through 100HK drive chains.