7th December 2019

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What are wet liners?

A wet liner cylinder walls that are entirely removable, which fit into the cylinder my means of gaskets. They are called wet liners as their outer surface come in direct contact with the engine coolant. i.e here the liner is the entire wall not just a sleeve.

Besides, what is the purpose of the cylinder block?

The cylinder block is an integrated structure comprising the cylinder(s) of a reciprocating engine and often some or all of their associated surrounding structures (coolant passages, intake and exhaust passages and ports, and crankcase).

What is the purpose of the cylinder head?

It closes in the top of the cylinder, forming the combustion chamber. This joint is sealed by a head gasket. In most engines, the head also provides space for the passages that feed air and fuel to the cylinder, and that allow the exhaust to escape.

What is a cylinder sleeve?

Damaged and worn cast iron and aluminum engine blocks have long been repaired using dry sleeves. Installing a repair sleeve can often save the block if a cylinder has excessive taper wear, or is cracked, scored or otherwise damaged, and boring out the damaged cylinder.