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. ...
The cylinder liner receives combustion heat through the piston and piston rings and transmits the heat to the coolant.
The liner can be manufactured using a superior material to the cylinder block.
While the cylinder block is made from a grey cast iron, the liner is manufactured from a cast iron
alloyed with chromium, vanadium and molybdenum. (cast iron contains graphite, a lubricant.