Piston head

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(Steam Eng.) that part of a piston which is made fast to the piston rod.

See also: Piston

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Caption: The PWS also has a replaceable piston head, so you can swap it out if you've shot the rifle enough to wear the piston.
PISTON head George San Mateo on Sunday said that they will hold simultaneous demonstrations in front of the offices of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) nationwide on January 24.
The Piston head said the government's subsidy was for the seller of the new jeepneys and not for the operators.
Results of this test shown in Figure 3 indicate that at 315 [degrees]C (near the operating temperatures on the piston head) there is negligible difference between the standard route and the lower cost route when the fatigue strength is concerned.
The classic design of an ICE combustion chamber is formed by the piston head and cylinder head.
The double-banded weld designs joining the skirt to the piston head allowed larger cooling galleries placed gallery much closer to the top of the piston.
A circular permanent magnet is installed in the recess of I-section piston head. Annular gap forms between outer surface of piston head and inner side of cylinder barrel.
In some pistons, piston head is round or it has other shapes [8, 9], Figure 1 shows set of piston connecting rod and different parts.
The 106 paper discuss such topics as the thermal properties of rigid polyurethane foams treated with flame retardant, removing phosphate anions from wastewater by wasted low-grade iron ore with high phosphorus adsorbent, evaluating thermal properties of fiber insulation materials for inflatable mini cold storage, the simulation analysis of coupled stress field of new silicon carbide brick for metallurgical furnace, optimizing the design of warm extrusion forming technology for piston head semi-processing, and a numerical simulation of the influences of stress and temperature caused by different wire drawing parameters.
Each filling unit features a platinum-cured silicone rolling diaphragm that isolates the piston head from the cylinder, eliminating frictional contact between the two components for a virtually zero particulate operation.
Some of the propellant gases move through the gas vent in the barrel into the gas cylinder, where they impinge against the piston head to drive it rearward.
What gas fouling there was, was confined to the small surfaces of the gas valve and piston head and just barely present along the operating rod and inside its housing.