Patent Number: 8,584,626

Title: Piston for an internal combustion engine

Abstract: The present invention relates to a piston (10, 110, 210) for an internal combustion engine, comprising a piston crown (13), a circumferential ring part (16), a circumferential cooling channel (27) arranged in the vicinity of the ring part (16), boss supports (21) connected below the piston crown (13), piston bosses (18) connected thereto, and a piston skirt (17). According to the invention, a cavity (28) closed on all sides and having a closure element (29, 129, 229) arranged in the direction of the piston skirt (17) is provided below the piston crown (13).

Inventors: Jacobi; Detlef (Waiblingen, DE)

Assignee: MAHLE International GmbH

International Classification: F01P 1/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018