valve lifter


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valve lifter

[′valv ‚lif·tər]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for opening the valve of a cylinder as in an internal combustion engine.
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[11.] Sagawa, T, Katayama, T, Suzuki, R., and Okuda, S., "Development of GF-5 0W-20 Fuel-Saving Engine Oil for DLC-Coated Valve Lifters," SAE Technical Paper 2014-01-1478, 2014, doi:10.4271/2014-01-1478.
This business unit provides engine components to major automotive engine manufacturers, including hydraulic valve lifters, lash adjusters, roller tappets and roller rocker arms.
When commanded by the powertrain control computer, the solenoids direct oil to valve lifters equipped with the switching mechanism.
The hydraulic valve lifters, which have been used on Kohler engines since the late 1980s, are also a key service feature, as they eliminate the need for valve adjustments over the life of the engine.
Other features of the powertrain include hydraulic valve lifters, a Bosch alternator and electronic fuel injection speed governing.
The engine has hydraulic valve lifters, Cull pressure lubrication with oil cooler and a Nelson heavy-duty air cleaner.
The Aegis engines, which were initially developed from the platform of Kohler's Command engine line, incorporate a range of premium features, including overhead valve technology, a full pressure lubrication system with a full-flow, spin-on oil filter; a 12 V, solenoid-shift starter; hydraulic valve lifters; an aluminum block with cast iron cylinder liners.
The engine's hydraulic valve lifters stay in constant contact with the push rods, providing constant power throughout the life of the engine and eliminating valve lash adjustments and noise caused by improper valve clearances, the company said.
Tenders are invited for Split Bushing For Valve Lifters As Per Dlw Drawing No:24D73086-1, Alt-E Or Latest And Pt.
Lombardini's CHD series of diesel engines has been updated with the addition of hydraulically actuated valve lifters, which reduce engine noise and required maintenance, the company said.
A Kohler exclusive for an engine this compact, according to the company, are hydraulic valve lifters, which provide consistent power throughout the life of the engine.