Why gudgeon pin is in hollow in shape ?

All QuestionsCategory: Marine Diesel EngineWhy gudgeon pin is in hollow in shape ?
Satish Kumar Maurya asked 8 months ago

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Aman Kumar answered 8 months ago

Gudgeon pin connects the piston to the small end of the connecting rod. It is made hollow to reduce the weight of the piston which results in low inertia effect on the reciprocating parts and thus lower wear rates.

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