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The Benefits of Vermicular Pistion Rings

The Benefits of Vermicular Pistion Rings

Piston rings are key components in the likes of marine and locomotive diesel combustion engines. The piston ring functions in an incredibly demanding environment, with high mechanical loads, high temperatures, and corrosive compounds all testing the strength and...

Benefits of UK Made Piston Rings and Metallic Seals

Benefits of UK Made Piston Rings and Metallic Seals

When you are buying a product such as piston rings or metallic seals, you may think that the parts you buy from overseas are the same as those you buy from the UK. However, there can be major benefits to buying UK manufactured parts such as hydraulic rings or rings...

3 Signs It’s Time To Change Your Piston Rings

3 Signs It’s Time To Change Your Piston Rings

Piston rings play an important role in both marine and industrial work. There is nothing more important than ensuring everything is running as it should be, which is why we are going to share with you our top 3 signs it’s time to change your piston rings. Too Much...

The Importance of Flexibility in Piston Ring Manufacture

The Importance of Flexibility in Piston Ring Manufacture

Stop a person in the street and ask them to explain what a piston ring does – they’ll probably struggle to give you an answer. These days, many people take for granted the intricate combustion engines that drive the trains that ferry them to and from work, the cargo...

How to find the right piston rings for your boat

How to find the right piston rings for your boat

If you're looking for marine piston rings, you may be overwhelmed at the number of piston ring suppliers and be unsure which manufacturer you can trust. Below we outline 4 effective ways to identify a high-quality, dependable piston ring manufacturer. 1. Research and...

Summer maintenance checklist for your piston rings

Summer maintenance checklist for your piston rings

Piston rings are a key part of any functioning vehicle body, whether it be marine piston rings for your boat or locomotive piston rings for your train. When you buy a piston ring, you expect assured quality and durability as it needs to perfectly seal the chamber of...

How to remove carbon build-up from your boat engine

How to remove carbon build-up from your boat engine

After a long period of time, black carbon soot can build up on the piston rings, cylinder head, valves, and cylinder wall of your engine as a by-product of combustion. This can impact the overall performance of your engine by leading to engine knocking, increased oil...

3 common misconceptions about marine piston rings

3 common misconceptions about marine piston rings

Piston rings have many uses. Primarily they are used to seal combustion chambers in marine diesel engines. If you are searching for a piston ring manufacturer, you will most likely be overwhelmed with information about marine piston rings, some of which is inaccurate....

Carrying out a marine piston ring inspection this Spring

Carrying out a marine piston ring inspection this Spring

Every time Spring rolls around again, following a long cold Winter, it's only natural that we all want to check as many things off our lists as possible. However, one of the aspects you might neglect to think about is the inspection of your marine piston rings....

How should you store piston rings?

How should you store piston rings?

In order to protect the quality and longevity of piston rings, it is essential that they are stored correctly, in the right environment. Below we explore the correct conditions to store piston rings… Piston rings must always be stored horizontally If the rings are...