dieseling


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dieseling

[′dē·zəl·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Explosions of mixtures of air and lubricating oil in the compression chambers or in other parts of the air system of a compressor.
Continuation of running by a gasoline spark-ignition engine after the ignition is turned off. Also known as run-on.
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The oil can symbol invites owners to over-oil the piston seal, and dieseling is one of Mendoza's bad traits.
Given the low pretension on the mainspring, you can expect that performance to last for many years--especially since there will be no unwanted dieseling due to over-lubrication.
This formula has the added benefit of not dieseling in a spring rifle.
This is useful since compression of air in the mold can cause burn marks or "dieseling," especially with thermosets or other materials that exhibit outgassing.