TITLE

Rotary engine materials, applications reimagined

PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Dec2013, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approaches of Mazda Motor Corp. and Ceramic Rotary Engines Inc. (CRE) of Texas toward rotary engine development and applications of rotary engine materials. It states that Mazda continued the development of rotary engine technology aimed at reintroducing the product. CRE develops rotary engine design using ceramics in the main components, saying that ceramics enable the engine to run hotter and operate on various fuels.
ACCESSION #
93400236

 

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