Glossary

Remote Visual Inspection

Cylinder

sil-in-der

noun

Definition

A Cylinder is the working part of an engine that surrounds Pistons. With the aid of piston rings, Cylinders are made to be gas-tight (similar to air-tight) around a traveling piston. The motionless Cylinders are in place to act as the meeting grounds as Piston movement draws in air into the Combustion Chamber, compresses that air as it is mixed with fuel, makes contact with the Spark Plug causing a small combustion, and finally pushes the force of that combustion out of the Cylinder in the form of exhaust.

Related terms: predictive maintenance

Cylinder Images and Videos

Success Story

Over 10 Years Experience

RF System Lab was established in 2008 with the goal of bringing affordable, high-quality video borescopes to the market.

Request To Rent A Video Borescope

Complete the form below and one of our representatives will work with you to secure a rental borescope.

Call us at 231-943-1171

– Or –

Fill out the form below and one of our representatives will contact you.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.