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  • n. Plural form of crankshaft.


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  • Bob Armey, president of Rutter Armey, a machine shop that works on specialty items such as crankshafts, textile rolls and food-processing equipment, says he can barely find machinists who know how to handle manual machines.

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  • Hot-rodders of 40 years ago would toughen their crankshafts and connecting rods by shot-peening them after the machining process.

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  • AFP/Getty Images A local worker assembling new crankshafts in the Hungarian factory of German auto maker Opel.

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  • Bharat Forge, a maker of stuff like axles and crankshafts for big truck manufacturers in the U.S. and Europe, was staring at a flurry of order cancellations.

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  • (Compounders use the exhaust pressure to spin power into the crankshafts, instead of using it to compress the intake charge as on a turbocharger.)


  • The cars 'crankshafts keep spinning when the driver hits the brakes.

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  • In Berlin, an American commercial attaché wrote that American manufacturers were selling Germany crankshafts, cylinder heads, control systems for anti-aircraft guns, and components sufficient to make about a hundred planes a month.

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  • All the steel used in cylinder blocks and crankshafts produced is recycled.


  • Scraps were melted down, purified and turned into crankshafts and engine blocks for V-6 engines.


  • * Past Products: Cast iron cylinder heads, master cylinder for braking system, cylinder blocks and crankshafts



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