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.
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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
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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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This is a consequence of including the previously neglected components, wrist pin and connecting rod (although modeled with first-order elements), and considering the contact behavior.
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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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The notations [O.sub.2], A, and B denote main pin, crankpin, and wrist pin, respectively.
They then are tightened so the cutter will expand the piston skirt as it is pushed up and down below the wrist pin holes.
Remaining stations in this machine counterbore the skirt, finish skirt length, rough bore the wrist pin hole, groove the wrist pin bores, broach the oil slots, and drill the smoke holes.