ring, compression


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • piston ring, compression — See compression ring …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ring — A circular piece or band of metal. See balk ring blocking ring chainring chrome ring compression ring control ring D ring D ring dykes ring fire ring …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • compression — [1] Applying pressure to a spring, or any springy substance, thus causing it to reduce its length in the direction of the compressing force. [2] Applying pressure to a gas, thus causing a reduction in volume. [3] One of the essential factors in a …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • compression joint — noun A joint between two pipes, the seal being created by tightening a threaded nut onto a metal ring • • • Main Entry: ↑compress …   Useful english dictionary

  • Compression ratio — For compression ratio in data compression, see data compression ratio. The compression ratio of an internal combustion engine or external combustion engine is a value that represents the ratio of the volume of its combustion chamber from its… …   Wikipedia

  • compression ring — A ring which surrounds the piston and fits in a grove in the piston. It is designed to seal the burning fuel charge above the piston. Generally there are two compression rings per piston and they are located in the two top ring grooves. They also …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Compression fitting — A compression fitting 15 mm isolating valve Compression fittings are used in plumbing and electrical conduit systems to join two tubes or thin walled pipes together. In instances where two pipes made of dissimilar materials are to be …   Wikipedia

  • compression ring — noun : piston ring; especially : one placed nearest the working face of the piston …   Useful english dictionary

  • Piston ring — A piston ring is an open ended ring that fits into a groove on the outer diameter of a piston in a reciprocating engine such as an internal combustion engine or steam engine. The three main functions of piston rings in reciprocating engines are:# …   Wikipedia

  • Explosively pumped flux compression generator — An explosively pumped flux compression generator (EPFCG) is a device used to generate a high power electromagnetic pulse by compressing magnetic flux using high explosive.An EPFCG can be used only once as a pulsed power supply since the device is …   Wikipedia

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