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How variable nozzle technology operates

How variable nozzle technology operates VNT CONTROL The VNT (Variable Nozzle Turbine) turbocharger controls the flow of exhaust gas reaching the turbine inducer to suit the different power requirements of an automotive engine. This enables higher turbine speeds with...

What causes turbochargers to “blow oil”

What causes turbochargers to blow oil... OIL LEAKS ; Turbochargers can operate at speeds of over 200 000 RPM, driven by exhaust gasses of over 950 °C.  The lubricating oil provides a pressurised film of oil between all rotating components and the bearing surfaces. Oil...

How over speeding damages turbochargers…

How over speeding damages turbochargers... OVER SPEEDING ; Turbochargers can operate at speeds of over 200 000 RPM, driven by exhaust gasses of over 950 °C.  At these speeds the centrifugal forces acting on the compressor and turbine wheels are a major factor in...

Why correct turbocharger lubrication is important

Why correct turbocharger lubrication is important... OIL CONTAMINATION Turbochargers can operate at speeds of over 200 000 RPM, driven by exhaust gasses of over 950 °C. The lubricating oil provides a pressurised film of oil between all rotating components and the...