poppet valve


poppet valve
A mushroom-shaped valve in reciprocating engines for controlling the flow of gas in and out of cylinders. The valves are pushed open by cams on a rotating camshaft and closed by strong springs. In aircraft engines, the valves are generally located on the top of the cylinders.

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