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Valve Guides

All Del West valve guides are manufactured with the necessary tolerances and high quality level so that they can be installed directly into the cylinder head guide bore without additional work.


Guides are manufactured of several materials depending upon your application. Cross holes for addition valve stem lubrication are also available upon request.

Levels of control on critical dimensions:

• OD Diameter ‘ 0.005mm ( .0002″) ‘ Tighter control is available upon request or if required
• OD Taper ‘ 0.005mm ( .0002″) ‘ Tighter control is available upon request or if required
• OD Roundness 0.005mm ( .0002″) ‘ Tighter control is available upon request or if required
• OD-ID Concentricity ‘ 0.005mm ( .0002″) ‘ Tighter control is available upon request or if required
• OD Surface Finish ‘ Ra0.20microns’ Tighter control is available upon request or if required

Material choices:

• Manganese Bronze
• Beryllium Copper Alloys
• Aluminum
• Sintered Iron

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

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