Newer 2-stroke engines make lawn equipment greener

03/5/2013 | Ottawa Citizen (Ontario)

Two-stroke engines in outdoor power equipment have evolved to produce less emissions, writes Steve Maxwell. Two-stroke engines usually require oil and gasoline to be combined, leading to the production of exhaust. However, some manufacturers have figured out how to make them cleaner. Echo, for instance, uses an angled internal port and a "squish band" to curb emissions, Maxwell notes.

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