Cylinder lubrication challenges operating on low-sulphur fuel for two-stroke engines

Figure 2: Correctly lubricated liner increases the steady state wear and prevent early bore polishing and scuffing.

New and upcoming emission regulations for ships will push towards greener sea based transports. Changing the fuel, from heavy high sulphur fuel oil to low sulphur diesel oil or natural gas, is a necessary approach to fulfil these regulations, but tribological problems are expected to appear when the low sulphur ...

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