Cylinder Blocks & Components

Cylinder Blocks & Components


Cylinder Block:

Body of the engine containing cylinders, made of cast iron or Aluminium  as single Unit.


The circular cylinders in the engine block in which the pistons reciprocate back and forth.


The piece which closes the end of the cylinders, usually containing part of the clearance volume of the combustion chamber.


Combustion Chamber:

The end of the cylinder between the head and the piston face where combustion occurs.