tappet


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to tappet

a lever that is moved in order to tap something else

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 23, 2019-: $9.5 Billion Automotive Tappets Markets - Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024
Figure 6 shows cam lobe and tappet wear as a function of test duration.
It specifies specific dimensions for main bearing and tappet bores, the condition of the mating surfaces and accessory case bores, deck height and so forth.
Precise deposit size with an accuracy of better than 1% is determined by nozzle diameter and geometry, and adjustment of the stroke of the tappet. Many applications demand such accuracy, an example being rotary position sensors where identical deposits of lubricant on to the ball bearings ensure equal frictional resistance for every sensor that comes off the production line.
The mathematical relation of the tappet movement in this area is the following:
Four favorite Car Talk shows selected by Tom and Ray Magliozzi (aka Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers) are presented in this winning collection, from a visit by Martha Stewart to 'Bugsy' Lawlor's letters home, this offers broadcast radio drama at its best and is a pick any 'Car Talk' fan will relish.
A IT'S no big deal, but it does sound like you have a dry tappet. The problem might go away if you flush the engine and change the oil and filter.
The actuation tappet can be mounted pointing up for hand actuation or at the bottom for foot actuation.
Starter motors can give out and excessive tappet noise means the car might be due some TLC.
I just love it when the Tappet Brothers yell, "boooguuus" -- 'cause it is.
This is a gas tappet system that unlike the AR-15 design does not dump vast amounts of carbon into the upper receiver, thus increasing reliability, Field-stripping for normal maintenance is a simple, no tools proposition.
The key to the system is clearly the bucket tappet mechanism, which is fed by an adjacent oil gallery in the cylinder head (see drawing).
And the writer never says it once if he can think up several variations: "They are to presidential politics what Bartels and James are to wine," observed Timesman Steven Holmes this fall of Clinton and Gore, continuing helpfully, "Ben and Jerry are to ice cream, and Click and Clack, the Tappet brothers, are to silly but sage advice about cars ....
Previously, the engines had flat tappet camshafts made Of cast iron, and lobes were ground in a hardened condition.
The separation of the fluid path from the actuator components as well as a longer tappet ensures protection of the valve system and safe operation.