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What is a Piston?

11 September 2015, 10:05

What is a Piston?
The piston is an essential part of the internal combustion engine which is key in converting the fuel which you use to fill up your car into energy to drive the car forward.

It is a moving component which is used to transfer the force from the gas which expands in the cylinders to the crankshaft to turn the wheels.

They are needed to convert the linear motion in the cylinders to a circular motion which can power the wheels.

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