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A device for converting energy into mechanical motion.

dental engine

A machine that rotates dental instruments.

high-speed engine

A machine that rotates a dental instrument in excess of 12,000 rpm.

ultraspeed engine

A machine that rotates a dental instrument at speeds from 100,000 to 300,000 rpm.
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At present, although China is the world's largest shipbuilding country, the development of marine diesel engines is relatively slow, and the production is mainly carried out through technology licensing of companies like MAN and Wartsila.
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In 2011, the production of marine diesel engine in China witnessed remarkable progress over 2010, with the output of Dalian Marine Diesel Co.
However, the automaker did not turn its back on the site and a year later announced that Dagenham was to become its center of excellence for diesel engines.
Since low-speed marine diesel engine has higher technical requirements, its manufacturing in China is only concentrated in a few enterprises.
regulators have been requiring cleaner diesel engines for several decades.
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This new industry study, World Diesel Engines, presents historical demand data (1997, 2002, 2007) plus forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by market, world region and for 26 countries.
SCR is well proven on heavy-duty engines but the temperature window is poorly suited to lighter vehicles; with lean NOx traps, there are questions about their durability, the ability to run the diesel engine rich, and fuel sulfur levels.
North America will also see a pickup in diesel engine sales through 2017.
The special catalytic material chemically reduces the amount of unburned hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and particulate matter generated by the diesel engine, much like a catalytic converter on today's cars and trucks.