Aspin Rotary Valve Engine

Live Aspin Number 4

Kawasaki Aspin engine, awaiting installation in Greeves frame.

Very conservative design and primarily as a test bed for oil control to the rotor, and multi-fuel tests. The rotor has a molybdenum spray. the head is nikasil coated. The original Aspin rotors were often lead-beryllium coated.
 Complete engine
Head and rotor(s) awaiting coatings
Molybdenum sprayed rotor being ground
Head assembly