preheater system

A cold starting aid for diesel engines, consisting of glow plugs, a glow-control unit, and a glow plug and starter switch, for preheating the combustion chamber or the intake air up to auto-ignition temperature

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Preheater — (Solar)   A solar heating system that preheats water or air that is then heated more by another heating appliance …   Energy terms

  • Air preheater — An air preheater or air heater is a general term to describe any device designed to heat air before another process (for example, combustion in a boiler) with the primary objective of increasing the thermal efficiency of the process. They may be… …   Wikipedia

  • Cement kiln — Cement kilns are used for the pyroprocessing stage of manufacture of Portland and other types of hydraulic cement, in which calcium carbonate reacts with silica bearing minerals to form a mixture of calcium silicates. Over a billion tonnes of… …   Wikipedia

  • DRG Class 01 — Quantity: 231 + 10 former Class 02s Manufacturer: AEG, BMAG, Borsig, Henschel, Hohenzollern, Krupp …   Wikipedia

  • DRG Class 01.10 — Infobox German Railway Vehicle Farbe1 Farbe2 Baureihe=DRG Class 01.10 DB Class 011, 012 Abbildung=2005 10 02 Lok 01 1066 KO Hbf Negativ 33.jpg|thumb|DB 01 1066 in Koblenz Name=DRG 01 1001 Nummerierung= Hersteller=Schwartzkopff Baujahre=… …   Wikipedia

  • DRB Class 01.10 — DB Class 011, 012 Quantity: 55 Manufacturer: Schwartzkopff Retired: 1975 Wheel arrangement …   Wikipedia

  • DR Class 52.80 — Number(s): DR 52 8001–8200 Quantity: 200 Manufacturer: RAW Stendal Year(s) of manufacture: 1 …   Wikipedia

  • glow plug indicator — A monitoring element in a preheater system, which changes the colour of its filament in line with the plug and indicating readiness for starting …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Thermal power station — Republika Power Plant, a thermal power station in Pernik, Bulgaria …   Wikipedia

  • List of Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmarks — The following is a list of Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmarks as designated by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers since it began the program in 1971. The designation is granted to existing artifacts or systems representing a… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.