The breaking of a connecting-rod, or its disconnection by the loss of cotters, fracture of the straps, &c.
In this case the connecting-rod R is made in a circular piece.
The whole ring is prevented from turning by a connecting-rod which engages a pin in the hole, like those provided for the springs.
The last connection to make is between the crank and connecting-rod.
The crank-shaft carries a gear-wheel, which is engaged by another securely fixed upon the end of the connecting-rod.
And now,” dropping the connecting-rod in his pocket, “the next thing is something else.
The connecting-rod is a very important part, and more liable perhaps than any other to fail for want of proper examination.
We might burst a steam-pipe or break a connecting-rod and then where should we be?
When in operation, the bell-crank is rotated in the direction of the arrow by the action of the wrist-plate and connecting-rod.
One of these is the splashing of oil by the connecting-rod head.