Automotive Engine Valve Recession by Roger Lewis, Rob Dwyer-Joyce

By Roger Lewis, Rob Dwyer-Joyce

An “Engineering learn Series” identify. Valve put on and its influence upon engine functionality nonetheless offers a big problem to the tribologist. even supposing new valve fabrics and creation options are regularly being constructed, those advances were outpaced via calls for for elevated engine functionality. The force for diminished oil intake and exhaust emissions, use of lead-replacement and low-sulphur fuels, and the advent of other fuels comparable to gasoline all have implications for valve and seat insert put on.

automobile Engine Valve Recession goals to supply the reader with a whole knowing of valve recession. the basic nature of touch and put on among valves and valve seats is taken into account, by means of an summary of the fundamental good points of valve operation and the possibly severe difficulties linked to put on and valve recession in motor vehicle engines. an summary is then given of an experimental learn of valve put on and the improvement of targeted equipment for the simulation of engine working stipulations performed within the tuition of Mechanical Engineering, collage of Sheffield, united kingdom.

CONTENTS contain:

  • creation
  • Valve operation and layout
  • Valve failure
  • research of failed elements
  • Valve and seat put on checking out gear
  • Experimental stories on valve put on
  • layout instruments for prediction of valve recessionВ and fixing valve failure difficulties.

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1996) The effect of operating conditions on heavy duty engine valve seat wear, Wear, 201, 15–25. 21. M. (1965) Gas engines valve and seat wear, SAE Paper 650393. 22. H. , 96. 23. Cheng, S. (1992) The physical parameters that influence deposit formation on an intake valve, SAE Paper 922257. 24. , and Nakada, M. , 99. 25. A. (1987) Performance robbing aspects of intake valve and port deposits, SAE Paper 872116. 26. R. A. (1992) The impact of intake valve deposits on exhaust emissions, SAE Paper 922259.

9 show the wear rate of the exhaust valve and seat insert, respectively. Valve seating face wear increased as the temperature exceeded 200 °C and continued to rise as the temperature was increased to 500 °C. At temperatures below 200 °C the wear was almost negligible. The wear rate of the seat inserts peaked at 300 °C, decreased at 400 °C, but rose again as the temperature was increased above 400 °C. The use of superalloy seat inserts reduced the seat insert wear below that of cast iron inserts, but increased the wear on the valve seating face.

It was thought that the friction movements were a result of elastic bending of the valve and working face of the cylinder head due to the combustion pressure. It was found that wear was more frequent in higher power engines due to higher engine velocity and, therefore, an increased number of combustion cycles. Lane and Smith [5] studied the force mechanism between a valve and a valve seat insert (as shown in Fig. 3). Force P, applied to the seat insert, consists of valve train inertia force due to acceleration when the valve is seating and forces applied by the valve spring and cylinder pressure when the valve is resting on the seat.

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