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Sign in to check hydrailic Check out as guest. Good died in after which the various businesses were sold off piecemeal. P Good told the annual meeting that the company had acquired the assets of Fielding and Platt.

Hydraulic brake or dynamometer. Some or all of the vanes a3 usually alternate vanes are formed with enlarged bosses a5 through which the water inlet channels a2 are bored, and hitherto, the shape of such bosses has been such neenan to present a sudden obstruction to the flow of water, with the consequence that eddies are formed in the vicinity of the bosses, tending to promote erosion.

Views View Edit History. The Heenan and Froude name would be used for the subsidiary making dynamomeetr selling dynamometers and test equipment.

This amount is subject to change until you make payment. A hydraulic dynamometer of the type referred having a pair of sluice gates sliding between the vaned elements for controlling the power dynaommeter of being absorbed by the dynamometer, each of said sluice gates being formed with two side plates having rounded leading edges and having apertures therein for the passage of liquid to the space behind and a plate connecting the two side plates having apertures therein to permit any liquid escaping between the rotating element and the plate to find its way into the space groude the latter.


These, along with the rotor, are oil injected on to the main shaft, thus eliminating stress raising keyways. Good acquired the business of W. United States Patent If I have my way it wont be going for scrap even if I have to keep a 24 Hour vigil Other offers may also be available.

Prospectus published to raise capital for the new business [23]. Retrieved from ” https: All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Protecting sleeves of a material highly resistant to erosion and corrosion may surround the rotor shaft B near the boss of the rotor B1 and adjacent to the glands through which the shaft Hydraullc projects.

This avoids the impact of a fast-flowing jet of water striking a flat surface of the vane b3 and enables the water to flow: Learn more – opens in a new window or tab.

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Plates or washers also of a material highly resistant to erosion or corrosion may also be used to surround the enlarged portion of the shaft on which the rotor B1 is secured and the keyways in which the affixing keys are located. This photograph was taken by Robert Pritchard on 1st February According to the invention to mini”” mise this erosion vroude edges of the vanes b3 of the rotating element B2 are rounded or dynqmometer at b4 as shown in Fig.

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The dynamometer working compartment consists of special semi-circular shaped vanes cast into stainless steel rotors and stators. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Similarly the plates E’ of a material highly resistant to erosion or corrosion may be secured to the casing to form the guide surfaces for the sluice gates as shown in Pigs.

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Expanded site at Worcester. The two sides of each sluice gate D are con- 25 nected together by a band plate D1 in which, according to the present invention, holes d4 are formed near the sides so as to dynmaometer water escaping between the rotating element B2 and the inner surface of the side plates of the sluice 30 gates D to find its way into the water space a6.

Watch list is full. The text of this web site is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License ; additional terms may apply. Beddow and Sturmey Ltd of Willenhall designer and manufacturer of locksand C. The weight of the sluice gates is carried upon rubbing faces d3 near the middle of their width with the openings d2 between and at each side of them.

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Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. Mr Harry Lane would be appointed managing director. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options.