wrist pin


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wrist pin

n.
A pin that attaches one end of a connecting rod to a wheel, crank, or piston. Also called gudgeon pin.

wrist pin

n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a cylindrical boss or pin attached to the side of a wheel parallel with the axis, esp one forming a bearing for a crank
2. (Mechanical Engineering) US and Canadian the pin through the skirt of a piston in an internal-combustion engine, to which the little end of the connecting rod is attached. Also called (esp in Britain): gudgeon pin

wrist′ pin`


n.
a pin joining the end of a connecting rod to the end of a piston rod.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.wrist pin - pin joining a piston to a connecting rod
pin - a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
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You would insert a new wrist pin in this vise to hold it as you continued to hone the six new brass bushings in the connecting rod to fit the new pin.
The steel wrist pin that holds the aluminum piston to the connecting rod is a miniature version of the earlier mentioned crankshaft/crankcase situation.
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They then are tightened so the cutter will expand the piston skirt as it is pushed up and down below the wrist pin holes.