The Register of arts, and journal of patent inventions, ed. by L. Herbert, Volume 3

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Page 301 - the improved application of air to produce heat in fires, forges and furnaces *where bellows r.gQj or other blowing apparatus are required...
Page 105 - ... equilibrium when the power is to the weight as 1 to the number of strings at the lower block.
Page 139 - I cause it to pass through a very hot funnel, flue, or oven, before it comes to the bottom of the boiler, or to the part of the furnace where it is proposed to melt metal or perform other office, by which means the smoke is still more effectually consumed. In other cases I cause the flame to pass immediately from the fire-place into the space under a boiler, or into the bed of a melting or other furnace.
Page 140 - Lastly, be it remembered, that my said new invention consists only in the method of consuming the smoke, and increasing the heat, by causing the smoke and flame of the fresh fuel to pass through very hot funnels or pipes, or among, through, or near, fuel which is intensely hot, and which has ceased to smoke ; and by mixing it with fresh air when in these circumstances...
Page 22 - ... is a thin steel spring, formed into a single broad hoop, and pressed into the undulated form represented, by which it is found to act with uniform energy upon the wedges, until they and the segments become so much worn in the course of time, that the steel spring recovers itself into its original circular figure; d is the frame-work, cast in one piece, with the lower plate of the piston ; e is the piston rod; the dark spaces shown on the plan within the circular frame...
Page 364 - The water is not always allowed to trickle down on both sides of the thorns, but only on that exposed to the wind. The two buildings, Nos. 1 and 2, are placed at different angles, to catch the different currents of wind that rush down the valley. No. 3 is constructed on the same principles as Nos.
Page 168 - ... which the foul liquor should be separated from them by laying them on a sieve. The feathers should be afterwards well washed in clean water, and dried upon nets, the meshes of which may be about the fineness of cabbage nets. The feathers must be from time to time shaken upon the nets, and as they dry will fall through the meshes, and are to be collected for use.
Page 166 - ... chambers, by means of tubes or pipes ; then is to be placed, either between this connection, or behind the condensing vessels, any machine, or machines, whose principle de-pends upon the known property of all fluids rushing in to fill up the vacuum caused by their action, that is to say, air pumps, water pumps, ventilators, bellows, air machines, &c.; these, however different their constructions, have all one common principle, and therefore the application of them, or others depending upon the...
Page 319 - ... &c. The custom of taking coffee after a late dinner, and just before retirement to rest, is bad ; because its stimulant property upon the nerves of the stomach exerts a power destructive to sleep— it promotes an activity to the mind, and gives a range to the imagination , which prevents self-forgetfulness, that sure harbinger to repose — Manual for Invalids.
Page 296 - ... screws and nuts, so as to keep them solid, and as shown in the figure g, one of the bars connecting the two frames together, and secured in like manner. h and i are the two frames by which the two beds are connected by a bolt at the point...

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