Patent Number: 8,714,129

Title: Piston for an internal combustion engine

Abstract: A multi-part piston for an internal combustion engine has a piston upper part and a piston lower part. The piston upper part comprises a piston head, a continuous fire land and a continuous ring part. The piston upper part and the piston lower part are connected together by securing means and form a continuous cooling channel. According to the invention, the connecting means connecting the piston upper part and the piston lower part are embodied as cooling elements that are arranged in the cooling channel and that are made of heating-conducting material.

Inventors: Bauer; Valery (Waiblingen, DE)

Assignee: MAHLE International GmbH

International Classification: F02F 3/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018