Types of Engine Gaskets

What Is the Purpose of Engine Gaskets?

A vehicle comprises many distinct components to make your vehicle run smoothly. One of the critical parts is the gasket; it keeps the engine running well. As fluids and gases circulate in the engine, gaskets work as seals to hold fluids and pressure to prevent leaks, help perform certain critical functions, and keep debris out of the engine. These components in the engine must work properly to ensure your safety during transport.

Introduction of 5 Different Types of Engine Gaskets

Engine gaskets fasten the joint and cushion between two surfaces in various engine parts. Let's take a look at some of these. (To know more about different types of gaskets, you can scroll/swipe down to see them)

  • Valve Cover Gasket - Seal the gap between the valve cover and the cylinder head to protect cylinder head hardware from damage and prevent oil from escaping the engine.
  • Cylinder Head Gasket - Provide the seal between the cylinder head and the engine block. It prevents combustion gases from getting into the cooling system and prevents fluid leaks and pressure losses.
  • Oil Pan Gasket - It's a bolt-on seal to connect the engine block and oil pan to ensure oil as it travels through the engine keeps running smoothly and prevents oil from leaking out.
  • Intake Manifold Gasket - Seal the gap between the intake manifold and the cylinder head to prevent air, coolant and oil from leaking during fuel combustion and helps regulate chamber temperature.
  • Exhaust Manifold Gasket - Seal the gap between the exhaust manifold and the cylinder head to prevent exhaust from leaking out of the connection and also ensure all exhaust gas will flow through the catalytic converter.

Furthermore, it's important to select the right gasket material to apply to the engine, significantly impacting the component's performance. (To know more about gasket material - Custom Gasket Manufacturing) So it would be best to cooperate with an experienced gasket manufacturer.

MJ GASKET is a gasket manufacturer who has over 40 years of manufacturing experience and manufacturing technologies for various types of engine gaskets and its related parts. Our team deeply knows the manufacturing knowledge system; therefore, we know how to use the right way and suitable materials to manufacture high-performance and high-quality engine gaskets to keep drivers safe. Please refer following types of engine gaskets to know what we are offering.