Exhaust Manufacture: Future directions

Saturday, December 19, 2009
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For those of you following the ‘Focus’ articles in Race Engine Technology magazine, it is clear that recent changes and improvements in manufacturing technology have improved the products being examined, and this is undoubtedly true for m... read more
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Exhausts: Feeling the Heat (2)

Sunday, November 15, 2009
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Last month we looked at the problem of how to contain excessive heat given off by hot exhausts. The problems this heat causes affect not only the engine, but also other systems, particularly electronics. In addition to wrapping or coating the exhaust... read more
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Feeling the heat

Monday, October 12, 2009
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Some of us have the regular chance to see an engine running hard on the dyno, and in many cases it is visually obvious that there is a lot of heat being radiated from the exhausts. There are many video clips and pictures on the internet showing exhau... read more
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Feeling the Pressure

Sunday, September 13, 2009
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In previous articles on exhausts, we have talked about how these systems are composed of smaller parts, then welded together to form the whole. We further assumed that these smaller component parts would either be small cast pieces, simple bends or p... read more
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Non-circular exhaust sections

Friday, August 14, 2009
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In one of the previous articles, the discussion points were on the traditional methods of manufacture, and this month we shall look in more depth at non-circular sections in exhausts. In the article dated June 14, we mentioned pressed mends as a mea... read more
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Exhaust Materials

Sunday, July 12, 2009
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There are a wide range of materials from which racing exhausts are made today and the choice depends largely on budget, although some of the very expensive materials available aren’t used because they either aren’t mature enough or engine... read more
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No room to manoeuvre

Sunday, June 14, 2009
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The modern racing engine, benefiting from many hours of dyno development time and a great deal of simulation, should at least have a well-optimised exhaust system in terms of length. When compared to a Formula One car, sports cars have a lot of room ... read more
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Letting off gas

Tuesday, May 05, 2009
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In the first eight years of the twenty first century (with the single exception of 2003), the honours in the 24 Hours of Le Mans have undoubtedly belonged to the team from Ingolstadt. Since its introduction in 2006, the last three years have been the... read more
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