Brad Litwin - Kinetic Works

"The Reciprocator Crank Mechanism"
The Reciprocator Crank Mechanism

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This classic mechanism has been in use for over a thousand years. Its basic function is the translation of rotary motion into linear motion. It can be found at work in the engines of many cars, trains, ships, and airplanes, as well as countless tools, toys, and home appliances.

- Purchase the Reciprocator Crank MechaniKit

Purchase the 5-Piece MechaniKit Set - $125 +shipping

This model has 11 parts, and can be assembled in 15 to 30 minutes.
Materials: corregated cardboard, plywood, doweling, and aluminum wire.
Glue is not included in the kit
Price Each $29

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