crankshaft runout

The amount by which a crankshaft is bent. Runout is checked by supporting the crankshaft in V-blocks or rollers and mounting a precision dial indicator so its arm rides the end of the crankshaft as it is rotated. Runout is measured in thousandths of inches.

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