sleeve valve


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sleeve valve

n
(Automotive Engineering) (in an internal-combustion engine) a valve in the form of a thin steel sleeve fitted between the cylinder and piston and having a reciprocating and rotary oscillation movement
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a sleeve valve would have to be used, to increase volumetric efficiency.
The body has been repainted in the Royal Claret livery and its huge yet beautiful 9.4-litre sleeve valve engine has been rebuilt to fine health.
The M3SV-N ultra miniature M3 threaded slide sleeve valve provides control (ON/OFF) of gas or liquid in an in-line configuration.
One of the least-known innovations - at any rate to non-aeronautical people - has been the sleeve valve. This replaced the classic poppet valve allowing far larger intake and exhaust ports, the consequent better breathing giving all manner of improvements.
Unitech has developed a unique combined rotary sleeve valve and product cylinder--driven via a rack and pinion system by a DNC cylinder--which reduces the number of wash cycles to a minimum.