Pneumatic Spring Systems

A Del West system was first used by Brian Hart Engines in their F-1 engine in 1997. Today, we supply air springs and regulators to virtually all the F1 and MotoGP teams. Constantly looking for ways to improve, we perform ongoing research to redefine the mechanical design, quality and design of seals, pressure regulation units, and every other aspect of the system.

dots_space • Advantages of pneumatic actuation: • Response to aggressive cam profile • Greater valve timing latitude • Improved torque over entire operating range • Variable spring forces by engine speed through air pressure regulation • Significant decrease in reciprocating mass • Reduced emissions through increased efficiencies, and faster, more precise valve actuation

Please speak with a Del West engineer to understand what is right for your application.

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