crankcase


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crank·case

 (krăngk′kās′)
n.
The metal case enclosing the crankshaft and associated parts in a reciprocating engine.

crankcase

(ˈkræŋkˌkeɪs)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) the metal housing that encloses the crankshaft, connecting rods, etc, in an internal-combustion engine, reciprocating pump, etc

crank•case

(ˈkræŋkˌkeɪs)

n.
the housing enclosing a crankshaft.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crankcase - housing for a crankshaft
housing - a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
reciprocating engine - an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders
Translations

crankcase

[ˈkræŋkkeɪs] Ncárter m

crankcase

n (Aut) → Kurbelgehäuse nt

crankcase

[ˈkræŋkˌkeɪs] n (Aut) → basamento (del motore)
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Users can utilize CrankCase wherever there isn't easy access to outlets or traditional chargers.
I mean, you can add a couple of capfuls of cat urine to your crankcase and still drive the car for a long time.
The locations within the crankcase cover areas of different wall thickness and cooling rates to provide samples with significantly differing microstructures.
That keeps fuel out of the crankcase and where it belongs.
Additional feature of the model is the grid structure for the representative volume of the crankcase contents.
3kg, means that it is suitable for portable applications as well as stationary installation, and in keeping with all our pumps, the wet end is easily serviced without the need to disturb the crankcase.
General-purpose applications include aluminum MRI rotor castings, stainless steel machinery parts, crankcase machining and wood/plastic patterns.
To help manage the weight of the engine, engineers relied on racing-derived materials, including sand-cast aluminum crankcase and cylinder heads, titanium connecting rods and valves, and sand-cast magnesium engine covers.
EPA said Warwick began using ultra-low sulfur diesel and biodiesel fuels, and applied a combination of diesel oxidation catalysts and crankcase controls to reduce emissions.
Developing 265bhp, the powertrain features a magnesium/aluminium crankcase and magnesium cylinder head cover to keep weight to a minimum and, at just 355lbs, it is the lightest three-litre engine in mass production.
Interior air pollution from diesel school buses can be cut by 54% or more with the addition of devices such as Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) mufflers combined with Crankcase Filtration Systems (CFS) and exhaust soot filters, a study by the University of California, Riverside's College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology demonstrates.
The engine is lubricated through the crankcase, not the fuel, because no oil is burned in the cylinder.