Rotary-Engine.

Description:

Patent for a new and improved rotary engine. This design consists "of a wheel provided with radially-sliding pistons and revolving within a fixed circumferential steam-chest, and having fixed on its axle an eccentric and spring, that operate to throw the pistons or floats outward to receive the pressure of the steam or other motor that is to drive the engine" (lines 19-26).

Creator(s): Adams, James Ansley
Location(s): United States - Texas - Lampasas County - Lampasas
Creation Date: January 20, 1880
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Creator (Inventor):
Adams, James Ansley

Adams, J.A., of Lampasas, Texas, assignor to himself and Isaac N. Haman, of same place.

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 20, 1880
  • Accepted: January 20, 1880
  • Submitted: November 14, 1879
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Place
United States - Texas - Lampasas County - Lampasas
Description:

Patent for a new and improved rotary engine. This design consists "of a wheel provided with radially-sliding pistons and revolving within a fixed circumferential steam-chest, and having fixed on its axle an eccentric and spring, that operate to throw the pistons or floats outward to receive the pressure of the steam or other motor that is to drive the engine" (lines 19-26).

Note:

"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 223,688, dated January 20, 1880. Application filed November 14, 1879."

Physical Description:

[2], 1 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Keyword(s): engines | rotary engines
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Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Texas Patents
Identifier:
  • PAT-NO: 223688
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth169948
Resource Type: Patent
Format: Text