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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

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In the past 24 months, Grainger & Worrall of Bridgnorth has carded out 11 separate diesel engine cylinder block development programmes for leading European and North American automotive OEMs.
Meanwhile, Imaki says it may be possible to introduce a common cylinder block for gasoline and diesel engines within five years.
Process control is of the utmost importance in the production of complex components such as cylinder blocks and heads.
These castings include 34,500 cylinder blocks and 5800 cylinder heads and several other components for 55 different automotive, truck and engine manufacturers, along with 72 industry suppliers (mostly machining companies) and research institutes.
The CGI cylinder blocks would be produced at Tupy's Joinville foundry using the SinterCast process control technology, the company said.
Repair cylinder block during 2013 batches as needed.
Brazilian cast iron cylinder block and head metalcasting group Tupy has received an order for a new high volume compacted graphite iron (CGI) passenger vehicle cylinder block, to be produced at its North American base in Sakillo, Mexico.
This procedure is mirrored on the cylinder block line where, again, a MecWash Midi is used for the initial wash with, this time, a Maxi installed for the final cleaning of the block and combined bedplate.
Its resolution is critical for the successful volume production of CGI cylinder blocks and heads, which requires a narrow CGI specification to avoid shrinkage defects and to optimise castability and machinability.
PurePower Technologies LLC, a Navistar company, recently started production of compacted graphite iron (CGI) cylinder blocks at its Indianapolis casting facility.
The hydraulic pump and motor are 80% interchangeable, with identical pistons (nine in each unit), cylinder blocks, housings and valving.