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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Valve Damage Part 2 Valve face Burning

Valve Failure Analysis Valve Face Burning Result: Valve face burnt and torched. Cause: Excessive localized heat in the valve head, distortion and seat leakage (poor seating). Contributing Factors: a) Lack of stem to guide clearance. b) Worn valve guide and/or misalignment of valve stem and guide. c) Pre-ignition (lean air-fuel mixture, incorrect fuel). d) Improper […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Valve Damage Part 3 Breakage

BREAKAGE Caused by Thermal Overstress Failure caused by wide variations of temperature and pressure within the combustion chamber Caused by Mechanical Failure caused by mechanical origin. This includes wear and breakage, which have nothing to do with the combustion chamber environment. Result: The valve head breaks, along a chord of its circle, by the under […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

First fire cranking and priming of a New Perkins Engine

  All Perkins Engines are shipped with empty oil filters and without oil. OEM must crank the engine sufficiently to fill the oil filter and build oil pressure before starting the engine. Failure to do so could result in damage or failure of the turbocharger bearings due to oil starvation   Engine 1st start procedure. […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Procedure to start a New Perkins Engine

All Perkins Engines are shipped with empty oil filters and without oil. OEM must crank the engine sufficiently to fill the oil filter and build oil pressure before starting the engine. Failure to do so could result in damage or failure of the turbocharger bearings due to oil starvation Engine 1st start procedure. Genset Spec […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Replacement Lift Pump for 1103 , 1104, 1106 Perkins

Following the release of the Perkins Product Bulletin Ref 59/41, and Parts Marketing Bulletin 959, we are pleased to announce the availability of a new lift pump offering for 1103 , 1104 and 1106 Perkins engines.   Part number changes:   Old part number New part number ULPK0038 ULPK0041 ULPK0039 ULPK0040 4132a016   ULPK0041 4132a018 […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

More Information About Valve Damage

Check out the Engine valve service Bullettin from AE – Fedral Mogul Learn about: Valve Terminology Valve Assembly Broken Valve Stem Operating Temperatures What is a Valve Burnt Seat  & Erosion Stem to Guide Seizure How to Assess Mechanical Damage Excessive Stem & Valve Wear What Causes Bends in Valves Cupping Tip Breakage Radial Cracks […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Handy Conversations – Torque – Tensions – Inches – Millimeters – Miles – Kilometers – Metres

Length 1 centimeter (cm) = 10 millimeters (mm) 1 inch = 2.54 centimetres (cm) 1 foot = 0.3048 meters (m) 1 foot = 12 inches 1 yard = 3 feet 1 meter (m) metre = 100 centimeters (cm) 1 meter (m) metre = 3.280839895 feet 1 furlong = 660 feet 1 kilometer (km) = 0.62137119 […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Check out the 100 year old engine

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=796113713766582&set=vb.168241563220470&type=2&theater      

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

On Site Stud Removal Mobil

Spark Eroding Estimate Electrode spark eroding is an electrical manufacturing process whereby a desired shape is obtained using electrical discharges (sparks). Material is removed from the dowel/bolt by a series of rapidly recurring current discharges between the electrode and the contact service i.e. dowel/bolt It is not possible to pre-determine the time that this process […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

The 6.354 Story: The Making Of A Legend

The 6.354 Story: The Making Of A Legend If the P6 was the diesel engine that gained the early reputation for Perkins. The 6.354 restored the Company’s image following the R6 saga and provided the foundation for worldwide growth through the 60s and 70s. The problems with the R6 had left Perkins without an engine […]

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