Components

New Detroit Diesel articulated steel piston

da7a9772-da5c-4319-a4ac-8a238414feafAFA Industries has announced the availability of a new articulated steel piston for EGR engines with 16.5:1 C.R. and a 3.0 mm top piston ring.

It is available now in cylinder kit part number D23530612.

Also available are in-frame and complete overhaul kits for the Detroit Diesel Series 50 8.5L and Series 60 11.1L/12.7L engine families using this articulated piston.

Features and benefits of this new cylinder kit include:

  • 3.0MM top piston ring with special proprietary coating to reduce high heat scuffing and provide excellent break-in protection.
  • Manganese phosphate coating on the piston crown to improve break-in performance, provide superior corrosion resistance and help reduce pin bore scuffing.

Features and benefits of AFA’s in-frame and overhaul kit packages include:

  • Bainitic liners for strength and improved wear resistance.
  • AFA’s AFAGRAPH Graphite Cylinder Head Gasket that features steel staked water jacket grommets, stainless steel fire rings and a rigid steel core that provides superior sealing capabilities.
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