Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 6:06 AM
Site: IMI eLearning
Course: IMI eLearning (IMI eLearning)
Glossary: Automotive Glossary
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Reaction Member

The held component of an epicyclic gear train that produces the specific gear ratio when held.

Reactor

Part of a fluid flywheel that reacts to the movement of fluid.

Ready-To-Spray

Describes paint which has been properly mixed with all necessary components and is ready to apply to the substrate. A variation is 'Ready-for-Use' (RFU) which refers to material that is purchased ready to apply straight from the container.

Reamed

Accurate cutting of a hole using a reamer.

Rebore

Recutting of a cylinder bore to an oversize dimension to remove wear and or damage. The cylinder is then fitted with oversize pistons.

Rebound

Suspension movement following compression of the spring when the energy of impact is released.

Receiver

Device used to receive or pick up radio signals or similar.

Receiver/Drier

Part of an air conditioning system in the high pressure side between the condenser and expansion valve that acts as a reservoir and as a filter and drier for the refrigerant.

Recess

An undercut area in a component usually machined to give access for a fixing or another component.

Recharging

Putting back the electricity taken from a battery.