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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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Tupy of Brazil, Joinville, Brazil, has won a contract to produce compacted graphite iron (CGI) diesel engine cylinder blocks and heads for DAF Trucks N.
Plans call for the transfer machine to begin precision machining of V-8 and V-10 cylinder blocks in July.
3 litre V8 CGI diesel engine cylinder block is successfully in continuous production at Halberg.
The advanced equipment for Tianjin Diesel includes machining systems for the manufacture of cylinder blocks and heads, and crankshaft and camshaft bores.
Navistar's decision to specify CGI for the MaxxForce 7 cylinder block reinforces the trend toward CGI for the next generation of high performance and environmentally efficient engines," said Alberto Pinones, Cifunsa's chief executive officer.
Cross Huller announced today that it has received an advanced engineering order from Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) for a new cylinder block manufacturing system.
The judges recognized [the] Grainger & Worrall [casting] had man-aged-to achieve the exacting standards they regularly achieve in the development of Formula 1 cylinder blocks .
won its Component of the Year award for a V8 cylinder block made for General Motors' first purpose-built NASCAR racing engine.
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 expects the new capability to allow it to produce high-volume CGI castings for passenger vehicle applications and commercial vehicle cylinder blocks and heads with engine displacements as large as 15 L.
The hydraulic pump and motor are 80% interchangeable, with identical pistons (nine in each unit), cylinder blocks, housings and valving.
Principal products include cylinder heads, cylinder blocks, transmission cases and suspension components.