Features of High Speed Air Cooled Diesel Engines : -
TYPE : Vertical, Four stroke, Constant Speed, Stationary, Compression ignition, Internal Combustion Engine.
ROTATION : The standard rotation is clockwise facing the flywheel. COMBUSTION : Open type combustion chamber in an aluminium alloy piston. BEARINGS : Main Bearings are taper roller in single cylinder and copper-lead bush in double cylinder engine. Big end bearings are of bi-metal alloy. Bushes for valve rocker and small end (Connecting rod) are of phosphorus bronze. Cam shaft bush is of sintered type. CYLINDER HEAD : Cast iron, detachable type to provide adequate cooling. GEARS & DRIVES : Standard engine is fitted with best quality cast iron timing gears. Power take off is possible only from fly wheel end. FUEL SYSTEM : Fuel is supplied to the pump by gravity feed. LUBRICATION SYSTEM : Force feed by plunger type oil pump in single cylinder and gear type oil pump in double cylinder diesel engine to big end & main bearings. GOVERNING : Fixed speed centrifugal governor is mounted on the cam shaft gear wheel. Speed variation is controlled within limits. BALANCING : Engine is efficiently balanced with two balanced weights bolted on crank shaft. Fly wheel is balanced to give smooth operation to ensure long life of moving parts. EXHAUST SYSTEM : A Pepper pot type silencer gives adequate silencing. AIR CLEANER : Oil washed type or FRITZ paper felt air cleaner is fitted for efficient cleaning. STARTING : The engine is designed for starting by hand. A 12V electric starting system can also be supplied.