A crankshaft—related to crank—is a mechanical part able to perform a conversion between reciprocating motion and rotational motion.In a reciprocating engine, it translates reciprocating motion of the piston into rotational motion; whereas in a reciprocating compressor, it converts the rotational motion into reciprocating motion.
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Chapter 77 - Chemical Processing CHEMICAL INDUSTRY. L. De Boer* *Adapted from 3rd edition, Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety. The business of the chemical industry is to change the chemical structure of natural materials in order to derive products of value to other industries or