The fractionally enhanced performance and quicker shift are the result of a lighter engine fly-wheel
, which is one of a range of changes aimed at keeping the Type-Rat the top of the class in the competitive hot-hatch sector.
truck and off-highway transmission manufacturer selected the material for use in two thrust washers located within the transmission converter section of a mining vehicle, where energy is transferred between the engine fly-wheel
and the gearbox, Mitsui reports.
This is used as a vast thermal fly-wheel
in which July and August heat can be stored and recycled in the cold months.
The engine has been tuned and balanced by Dundee-based experts Agra Engineering, who also lightened the fly-wheel
Just finding somebody who can properly degree a fly-wheel
is a huge deal now.
The N + 1 redundant configuration utilizes fly-wheel
based generators with diesel backup that feed redundant power busses providing uninterrupted power for the data center floor.
The four-cycle, direct injection, water-cooled, turbocharged and after-cooled engine is rated 315 hp net fly-wheel
hp at 2100 rpm.
Designed to be direct coupled to the engine fly-wheel
to enhance its compactness, this feature also increases reliability, because there is no need for a gear box or belt drive.