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Glossary Results for Word "Crank Pin"

Crank Pin The pin fitted to the front of the driving wheelsExplain 'Drive Wheel' of all engines, except inside cylinder single wheelers, which was offset from the centre of the wheel and acted as a pivot for the couplingExplain 'Coupling Rods' and connecting rodsExplain 'Connecting Rod'. This provided the means by which the outside cylinders drove the wheels and by which non-driven wheels were coupled to driven ones.