horizontal engine


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horizontal engine

[‚här·ə′zänt·əl ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An engine with horizontal stroke.
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In 1920, the Cushman company, which continued under other leadership, introduced a horizontal engine of 2-3 hp.
We're investing more than USD1 billion worldwide to prepare for production increase for the F135 engine and PurePower engine family, including significant investments in our East Hartford and Middletown facilities and our new horizontal engine assembly system.
We're investing more than $1 billion worldwide to prepare for production increase for the F135 engine and PurePower engine family, including significant investments in our East Hartford and Middletown facilities and our new horizontal engine assembly system.
Installations with horizontal engines are now rare.
In the horizontal engine, the pistons move parallel to one another, sparking at the same time.
It was built with a 2-cylinder horizontal engine with a 9-by-13-inch bore and stroke and was rated by drawbar and belt horsepower at 17-30.
This was a simple process on a vertical engine, but consider a different scenario: In a 1941 photo of a John Deere Model B with a horizontal engine, the front has been hoisted into the air until the tractor is standing upright on its drawbar, while technicians pour liquid into its cylinders.
The 10-ton Old Reliable was powered by a 300-rpm, two-cylinder, kerosene-burning horizontal engine with a low-tension magneto.
Famous vertical engine, a freelance horizontal engine with a 1 1/4-inch bore, a Jacob Haisch Co.
Their most successful was the Lauson Frost King, a horizontal engine with eight inch cylinder bore by 10 inch piston stroke, wi th electrical ignition.
Applies to vertical centrifugal pumps that are driven by vertical electric motors or horizontal engines with right angle gears; it includes design and application.
IN March 1884 Willdig Brothers were awarded a bronze medal at the Calcutta Exhibition in India for a 20hp single and a pair of 6hp coupled horizontal engines.