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A bar that forms a guide for the crosshead of an engine or other moving piece.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
The strains are direct and the power and resistance are equalized by the inertia of the crosshead, piston, rods, and fly wheels.
The test is made by removing the rod from the lathe and driving it tightly into the crosshead.
Alongside the steam cylinder is an air pump cylinder, also connected to the crosshead.The Pioneer Steamship Savannah: A Study for a Scale Model|Howard I. Chapelle
After the crosshead end is finished, the rod is reversed in the lathe for turning the piston end.