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Stuffing Box Used in Crosshead type Engines

In cross head type engine, the combustion space, (formed by the cylinder liner, piston and cylinder head) and the scavenge space separated from the crankcase by the stuffing Box ( also known as Diaphragm )

The piston rod bolted to the piston and passes through a Stuffing Box (Diaphragm) mounted in the diaphragm plate. The stuffing box provides a seal between the two spaces. It stops oil from moving the scavenge space and scavenge air leaking into the crankcase.

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