What is the purpose of using Cylinder Liners?

- May 08, 2020-

A cylinder liner is a cylindrical part to be fitted into an engine block to form a cylinder. It is one of the most important functional parts to make up the interior of an engine.


This is called Cylinder liner in Japan, but some countries call this Cylinder sleeve.These are main functions of Cylinder Liners.


The cylinder liner, serving as the inner wall of a cylinder, forms a sliding surface for the piston rings while retaining the lubricant within. The most important function of cylinder liners is the excellent characteristic as sliding surface and these four necessary points.


  1. High anti-galling properties

  2. Less wear on the cylinder liner itself

  3. Less wear on the partner piston ring

  4. Less consumption of lubricant



  5. A cylinder liner is a cylindrical part to be fitted into an engine block to form a cylinder. It is one of the most important functional parts to make up the interior of an engine.

This is called Cylinder liner in Japan, but some countries(or companies) call this Cylinder sleeve.These are main functions of Cylinder Liners.