Piston Rings with Lake Speed Jr (Total Seal Piston Rings)

Episode 26 August 11, 2022 00:45:41
Piston Rings with Lake Speed Jr (Total Seal Piston Rings)
Lubrication Experts
Piston Rings with Lake Speed Jr (Total Seal Piston Rings)

Aug 11 2022 | 00:45:41

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Hosted By

Rafe Britton

Show Notes

Piston rings are an essential component to the operation of any reciprocating-style equipment, be they internal combustion engines or compressors. What you may not appreciate is that 40% of the friction generated inside an engine is at the piston-liner interface, which makes the solid and liquid lubrication of this component absolutely critical. In this discussion, Lake Speed Jnr talks about the evolution of piston rings, bore technologies, and how this is all enabling ever-lower viscosities.

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