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A Look at JE Perfect Skirt Coating and How It Compares to Other Coating Types

JE's revolutionary new Perfect Skirt coating is shaking up the engine-building world offering quiet engine operation with the strength of 2618 aluminum. But how does this revolutionary, new material stack up to other coatings in JE's arsenal?

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Why Do Piston Rings Keep Getting Thinner? 

Piston rings half more than halved in thickness since the 1980s. Here's why they shrunk and why you shouldn't be worried about it!

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Piston Ring Materials Explained

Rings are rings right? Wrong! In addition to thickness and diameter, there are several different ring materials, styles, and coatings available to maximize performance in a variety of engine environments. 

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What Is Piston Slap And False Knock?

Piston slap is a descriptor tossed out a lot. But, what is it? What causes the phenomenon and what can be done to prevent it?  READ MORE

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What is Electroless Nickel Coating for Pistons?

 JE's electroless nickel (EN) coating offers detonation resistance, heat reflection and can help with ring sealing. Check out all of the benefits of this piston technology. 

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