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Air/oil separator with minimal space requirements in the crankcase venting system

Ölnebelabscheidung in der Kurbelgehäuseentlüftung auf engstem Raum

Abstract

An important function for crankcase venting is the separation of oil mist from the blow-by gas. In this area, engine builders place widely varying demands on their development suppliers. Not only must air/oil separator systems be highly efficient, robust, functionally reliable, flexible and compact, they must also be cost-effective. Reinz-Dichtungs-GmbH, a Dana Corporation company, set up a global development team to take on the challenge. The result is one of today’s smallest and at the same time most efficient air/oil separator systems — the Multitwister.

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Bastias, P., Brückle, T., Caloghero, D. et al. Air/oil separator with minimal space requirements in the crankcase venting system. MTZ Worldw 66, 16–19 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03227808

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Keywords

  • Cyclone
  • Pressure Loss
  • Separator System
  • Engine Test Bench
  • Development Supplier