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Old 05-04-18, 11:37 AM
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ceramic rotor?

I know mazda used ceramic seals in its LeMans wining 4 rotary engine. I wonder if you could make a rotor itself out of ceramic?
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no you cant.
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Old 05-09-18, 05:31 AM
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no you cant.
Well, you can, but why would you?

I think it's time to look into Material Science books and find out what are the requirements for various components.

A real improvement to the Rotary Engine would be parts construction using a 3D Metal Printer. As an example, here's an F1 Engine Cylinder Head that a company I worked for did on their multi-million dollar machine.

Edelbrock Made This One:
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