piston chamber


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Noun1.piston chamber - a chamber within which piston moves
brake cylinder, hydraulic brake cylinder, master cylinder - a cylinder that contains brake fluid that is compressed by a piston
chamber - a natural or artificial enclosed space
compressor - a mechanical device that compresses gasses
cylinder block, engine block, block - a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine; "the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"
intake valve - a valve that controls the flow of fluid through an intake
pump - a mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
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Because a NNS second ring is axially and radially smaller, it also has less mass and is dynamically more efficient at its dual tasks of both sealing off oil from the upper portion of the piston chamber and regulating gas pressure within the piston ring belt.
A variable aperture valve admits expanding gas from a barrel vent into a piston chamber driving the transfer rod back against a flat at the top of the bolt carrier causing the cam-actuated bolt to unlock.
Note that the threads are cut to full depth down to the lip of the gas piston chamber.
This method requires designing the piston chamber geometry.
At the highest temperature setting, the crosslink density peaked at approximately 211 seconds, indicating that the highest setting is high enough to cause significant precure in the piston chamber, and therefore shorten the time to end-of-cure.
This is possible because only two locking cylinders are filled with oil in the rear piston chamber for mold-height adjustment and break-open force.