piston skirt

piston skirt

[′pis·tən ‚skərt]
(mechanical engineering)
That part of a piston below the piston pin bore.
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But for the piston design and production enterprises, after decades of accumulated research and development, they have formed a series of products; have accumulated a wealth of experience and processes in design requirements, structures, feature selection, performance analysis, and so on; have a great deal of successful examples in piston skirt, combustion chamber, cavity and other structures which are difficult to design.
They've also done things to reduce friction, like using a roller timing chain and using a CrN-PVD coating for the top ring on the piston and an MoS, coating on the piston skirt.
Among specific topics are the dynamics of a single elastic body under large rigid rotation, predicting nonlinear contact force of piston skirt and cylinder liner under the function of clap force, the reliability analysis of an arch dam considering temperature change field, a comparison and analysis of permafrost railway subgrade settlement deformation monitoring, and the real-time monitoring of stress in marine derricks based on environmental loads.
You have the potential for piston skirt scuffing because the piston skirt goes out past the bottom of the cylinder walls on some engines.
The lines of unit pressure, acting in horizontal planes because they must be normal to surfaces, force the diaphragm against the piston and cylinder sidewalls on that portion of the diaphragm in contact with the cylinder wall and piston skirt.
At the second station, a horizontal feed unit with a boring spindle drills the wrist-pin hole and counterbores, faces, and chamfers (grooves) the piston skirt.
Factors that affect piston skirt lubrication characteristics are the piston design parameters (radial clearance, roughness, skirt profile, etc.
For example, an aluminum piston skirt diameter of 3.
The key differentiator for the Magnum, however, is its unique "double-band" piston skirt design-a first for modern diesel pistons.
The technology is currently being used as a piston skirt coating within the automotive industry.
Piston skirt friction, piston rings and bearings account for 66% of total friction losses and the valve train for 20 to 25% at low speed.
Sealed Power pistons also feature Federal-Mogul's DurOshield(TM) piston skirt coating, which greatly reduces the possibility of skirt scuffing and allows engine builders to run the pistons with minimal clearances for increased sealing performance and power output.