Starting Air Distributor – Definition, Construction And Working

For an idle six cylinder engine; the injection timing of all cylinders are timed according to the firing order. For an inline six cylinder engine a firing order of 1-5-3-6-2-4 ensures; that more power is produced without putting unwanted stress and opposing forces on rotating shaft. Normally, a compressed air of 20 to 30 bar is … Read more Starting Air Distributor – Definition, Construction And Working

Starting Air System in Marine Diesel Engine

starting air system

You have heard the term “Air starting system”; but don’t know what it is? Well, Starting air system use the compressed air to start the main engine. Compressed air is inserted into various cylinders in a proper sequence to provide the initial torque; required to overcome the inertia of reciprocating parts. Normally, compressed air at … Read more Starting Air System in Marine Diesel Engine