valve spring seat

A seat retaining the bottom of the valve spring

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • spring seat — Support on which the spring is anchored. Also see valve spring seat …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • valve spring — A small coil spring that closes the valve after it has been opened by the cam, and prevents the valve from bouncing on its seat. The action of the spring keeps the lifter in contact with the cam. If the spring is weak, noise will be generated and …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • seat — [1] A surface upon which another part rests or seats. Example: valve seat is matched surface upon which valve face rests. [2] Minor wearing of the piston ring surface during initial use. Rings then fit or seat properly against the cylinder wall.… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • valve — A device used to either open or close an opening to allow or prevent the flow of a liquid or gas from one place to another. There are many different types. See ABS relay valve accumultor valve air valve carburetor air control valve air gulp valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Valve guide — In most types of reciprocating engines, a valve guide is provided for each poppet valve in the cylinder head. Along with the valve spring, it serves to positively locate the valve so that it may make proper contact with the valve seat. A valve… …   Wikipedia

  • valve bounce — The bouncing of a valve on its seat due to the valve spring resonating at very high engine speeds. See bounce. Also called flutter …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Valve — This article is about the flow control device. For the game developer, see Valve Corporation. For the electronic component, see Vacuum tube. For other uses, see Valve (disambiguation). These water valves are operated by handles. A valve is a… …   Wikipedia

  • valve — valveless, adj. valvelike, adj. /valv/, n., v., valved, valving. n. 1. any device for halting or controlling the flow of a liquid, gas, or other material through a passage, pipe, inlet, outlet, etc. 2. a hinged lid or other movable part that… …   Universalium

  • Poppet valve — A poppet valve is a valve consisting of a hole, usually round or oval, and a tapered plug, usually a disk shape on the end of a shaft also called a valve stem. The shaft guides the plug portion by sliding through a valve guide. In most… …   Wikipedia

  • Desmodromic valve — In general mechanical terms, the word desmodromic is used to refer to mechanisms that have different controls for their actuation in different directions. Desmodromic poppet valve in Ducati engine. A desmodromic valve is a reciprocating engine… …   Wikipedia

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