Full aluminum main bearings
Full aluminum main bearings are precision-engineered components that serve as the critical linkage between the crankshaft and engine block in internal combustion engines. As the name suggests, these bearings are entirely made of aluminum alloys, which offer excellent durability and resistance to wear, corrosion, and high temperatures.The construction of full aluminum main bearings involves a high-precision machining process that achieves tight tolerances and surface finishes required for smooth operation and reduced friction. The bearings design features a thin layer of soft material, usually lead, that provides a self-lubricating surface between the crankshaft and bearing, reducing frictional losses, and minimizing wear.Full aluminum main bearings come in different standard sizes and tolerances, and selecting the right bearing for a specific engine application requires careful consideration of many factors, including engine type, displacement, compression ratio, horsepower, and torque.Compared to other types of engine bearings, full aluminum main bearings offer several advantages. Firstly, they are lightweight and reduce the rotating mass of the engine, resulting in better acceleration, power output, and fuel efficiency. Secondly, they provide excellent heat dissipation, which promotes engine durability and longevity. Thirdly, they offer reduced vibration and noise levels, translating to smoother and quieter engine operation.In summary, full aluminum main bearings are sophisticated and crucial engine components that provide superior durability, wear resistance, and thermal qualities. They are essential for optimizing engine performance, reducing frictional losses, and extending engine life, making them a top choice for high-performance and demanding applications.
Specifications / Technical Stats:
• HAN: 111 198 483 A
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Scope of delivery:
• 1 x Full aluminum main bearings