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When Should I Replace My Pistons?

When Should I Replace My Pistons?

Piston rings are integral to the efficient running of a marine or industrial engine. If properly cared for, they can last a long time - significantly improving the lifespan of your machinery and saving time and money. Failure to regularly review your pistons - or...

Can overheating damage piston rings?

Can overheating damage piston rings?

Even when the best precautions are taken, piston rings can still fail. Understanding why is integral to solve the problem. Overheating is one of the primary reasons piston rings fail. In this short guide, we’ll look at why this happens and what can be done to rectify...

What are piston rings made of?

What are piston rings made of?

Piston rings operate at higher temperatures than fabric, elastomeric, or polymer seals. If damaged, sealing rings allow engine oil to become polluted by hot exhaust leaking from the cylinder into the crankcase. So what are piston rings made of and how do these...

What are the signs of worn piston rings?

What are the signs of worn piston rings?

Piston rings are a key engine component as they take care of several high workload functions at once. This, combined with the high temperature and corrosivity of their environment is one of the reasons that they go through a lot of wear and tear. An important part of...

How to fit piston rings

If you’re not sure how to fit industrial piston rings, we’ll cover everything you need to know in this short five-step guide. If you still have questions at the end, our technical experts will be on hand to help. 1. Fit with caution & use the right equipment...

Precision Products (UK) Ltd is pleased to announce …

Precision Products (UK) Ltd is pleased to announce …

Precision Products (UK) Ltd is pleased to announce a strategic commercial & technical agreement with Trelleborg Sealing Solutions – Albany. Trelleborg Sealing Solutions – Albany specialises in the design and manufacturing of advanced composite structures and...

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...