Parts of a Turbocharger

What makes up a turbocharger and what are the terms used for each part.

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Major Components of the Turbo Charger

Compressor Houseing

Text and image of Comp. houseing


Text and image of CHRA. oil lubricaiton and water cooling systems

Turbine Houseing

Text and Image of Turbine Houseing

Waste gate and Variable geometery types


Text and Image of Actuator

Actions and functions 


Minor Components of Turbocharger Section

Text and image of Comp. Houseing. 

a/r and trim value

what is a/r and trim of a compressor houseing

sizing of intake/ outflow

discription of the sizing of each seaction

Air intake porting

what it does and how it helps chock and surge limits

The Central Houseing Rotating Assembly

Central Hub and Backplate

Houseing and backplate

Shaft & Wheel

Image and explination

Compressor Wheels

the types and specificaitons

Integral Part of the Interior

Bearing Systems

Types of Bearings

Picture and Explination of Journal and Ball Bearings

the importance of oil film


Image and Explination axial thrust managment

Oil Flinger

Image and Explinatino..

Thrus Ring and Thrus Spacer

Oil Deflector

image and discription

Compression rings

image and info


image and info

information and images of types list


what is and why important

Mounting type

T2.5, T3 and bolt patern options

Twin Scroll

funcitons and image (gif)

Manifold incorperated

image and discription, compact size. 

material selections and future applicaitons in downsizeing

Waste Gate and Nozzel Rings

what they are and what are the differences


External waste gates and Blow of Valves

what are the types of actuators


image and expliantion


Image and explination of types

Position senceing, mix valve regulated, boost controlled

Electrical and Hydrolic

image and explination of these, program controled


These are a basic explination and termanology for the different parts of the Turbo Charger. Each Factory may have some variations to these names and may look or function in different ways but the general concept is the same. 
When contacting us, it is helpful that you have a basic underastanding of how to refer to each part and what is the basic roll in the operation of a turbocharger.

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