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Glossary Results for Word "Caprotti, Arturo (1881—1938)"

Caprotti, Arturo (1881—1938) Italian locomotive engineer and designer of the ‘poppet’ type valveExplain 'Poppet Valve' gear, claimed to improve engine efficiency. However, the design was hard to maintain, and was bettered by long-travel piston valves.