Doxford Opposed Piston Oil Engine

In various details

Authored by: Alfons Verheijden
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aspinall governor

cylinder liner

bibby detuner

combustion chamber

camshaft with cam for fuel valve

connection bottom piston on cross head

siderod scraper box through scavenging air receiver

connecting rods

cylinder relief valve

different ways for upper piston cooling

cooling arrangement bottom piston on the lb and lbd engines

upper piston scraper box

regulating of the fuel pumps

general bearing lubrication

starting positioner

starting valve

transverse beam or yoke

upper piston cooling by flexible rubber hoses

upper piston cooling with dipper pipe and swinging arms


lower piston rod gland


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