cylinder head


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cylinder head

[′sil·ən·dər ‚hed]
(mechanical engineering)
The cap that serves to close the end of the piston chamber of a reciprocating engine, pump, or compressor.

cylinder head

Normally, a removable top portion of an engine cylinder. It contains spark plugs, inlet and exhaust connections, and valves. See cylinder block.
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In cylinder block oil galleries provided to supply oil to crankshaft main bearings and to cylinder head. From cylinder block main oil galleries oil supply given to turbocharger housing for bearing lubrication and oil return connection given to oil crankcase.
The fiber is then molded into the cylinder head covers by Dana Holding Corp.
During the engine operation, in its cylinder head occur temperature differences, [1].
Place a small dab of anti-seize compound on the plug threads and hand-thread the plug into the cylinder head.
They have a legal obligation to repair the damage, including a new cylinder head if required.
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In operation, the aluminum heads are manually loaded onto the rotating fixture plate over locators that fit into holes on the bottom of the cylinder head. The fixture is locked in place, and the marking head is actuated to automatically peen mark the six numbers on the bearing cap exterior surfaces.
of Pittsburgh to analyze a solid model that consisted of the cylinder head and six washers.
In developing its Monomet cylinder head gasket, STE of Wilhelmshaven, Germany, used a powder coating compound of Victrex PEEK polymer and PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) to prevent micro abrasion, contact corrosion, and "welding" of the cylinder head to the cylinder block.
As part of the new cylinder-head machining area, Ford will install a series of "flexible" computer-numerically controlled (CNC) machines to manufacture the engine's cylinder head. Ford also will convert its existing flexible manufacturing equipment at Lima to build crankshafts for the new V-6 engine.