The Manufacturer and Inventor from London, Greater London, England on July 20, 1891 · Page 13
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The Manufacturer and Inventor from London, Greater London, England · Page 13

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THE WANUFACTURPR AND INVENTOR H7 1 • I }fSM)it ^0yt yflppknces, Inventions, Improvements, ^c. •f M wrnrcmtfftVRa. INVHWTOR*, AND OTHERS, reqalrlntf thai* apaotalfttaa brought under tha notloe of our raadara, ara invitad to aaa4 «• ammplaa «^ *ft*ttTOI*ra off tHiVioM* (whare tha artldaa admit of It), wtt«a, if auffloUmUy merltorlotia, wa afe*U ba plaaaad to notloa tham la our eolamna. AMbUlaalaAamdad tar lUqatraalon shooM ba aeeompanlad by alaottoa a* other blofekav ! VnU pavtieulam ralatln* to any artlola aotload la thla PoriodLoaT«mM>« fumlalhad by tba Publisher* on application,and oommunloatlons will alao ba forwarded to Iavaatova and ManufaotujpaM. OTTO'S PATENT FLUB CLEANING MACHINE. TV/TESSRS. P^PfticK A *rb AYER , of VI Hamilton -gfeeet, - gjlila^hia, are J the maker! tof Ott$* Patent Flue- Cleaning Maojflte of wra^h we.give an illustration. ™$>*nachfiie j &j ^esigned for cross teeth, and placed adjustable on the same inclined plane to the extending plate. Having the circular cutters on the revolving shafts on the same inclined plane, the first and second cutters on each shaft wilt not come in contact with the flue, but will afford an easy entrance, acting like a mill, preventing the machine from choking; there id no. sticking, as the cutters are all revolving. To overcome oval places or uneven diameters* te cutters are arranged to give a little, and ^ 4frhen passed, immediately come back to th$jT original position, and by a slight movement OTTO'S PATENT FLUE-CLEANING MACHINE. removing the hard adhering crust of Jime from the outside surface of boiler flut5S> which is very difficult to remove in a cleaning roller or tumbler, and expensive J*%), because of the waste of steam and l&tffe. Very little power is required to run the machine; it is operated by a labourer, who enters the flues in the machine (one at a time), they being revolved and fed through like a screw, and drop off on the opposite end without assistance. It will clean %es from 1 | to 3£ inches diameter, at ffjibji jr to 6 feet per minute, removing aJLscale without injury to the. flue, and ft ^ak^s tj |p ,yery little room, being almost noiseless, making but little dust. It' is SO cx &stru &ed that no counter-shaft is needed, aiid is provided with a double clutch gear, which enables it to be reversed in a case ^/special need, and sets the pulley free, tp obviat£ coonjer-shaft. To set the machine^*? §m t ribqggMf1jp place it in a line ' the power is f akerf ^oM. Three revolving shafts, circular blunt-edged steel obliquely in adjustable boxes; line of the flue {Kissing between them; th boxes are connected with a movable ring, governed by a worm screw, which is operated by the lower band wheel, and each of them is provided with a snfell adjustable circular assisting cutter with cross teeth, which cu£a the lune Jengthway, after being cut crosjsways by the circular r !&mm< >y «fem cutt^ with set central' in line, the projecting ends are at liberty to svHng. The entrance tub^Sis provided with a set of colours with different sized holes to be inserted alternately* to suit the different diameters of flues, which should be entered ^$o>a stfaight line to prevent the cutters from "being broken. At 8o revolutions, h fifths and cleans on , 2 -inch tubes, 2 feet j^n* minute. The machine is strong ia, ? i|« its parts, and in every f ,WaV should commend itself for the i purpose *4or. whic§it was designed. OPEN-BIDE PLANER ^ SHAPER. AND T\/rESSRS. PEDRICK & AYER , engineers J VA <M3 A ma kers, of Hamilton and • ' ^itowood-streets, Philadelphia, are the makers of the 30 -inch open-side planer and shaper shown in the accompanying illustration. In several constructional details, this machine differs somewhat from others in the market. The sliding head and cutting tool are supported by an overhanging or extended arm, moving parallel with the slotted side of the bed, and the work to be planed remains stationary, being fastened to the plates or tables as may be required. The open side permits the planing of large and difficult pieces ; and, as they remain at rest whilst being planed, are easier to set and fasten than they would be upon a moving table or platen. The saddle is moved by means of a screw and pulleys, with shifting belts, has quick return, and is easily controlled by the operator. The advantages of this construction for general and heavy work OPEN r SIDE PLANER AM&MSB APER. of the top han4;wh^, the macfrnfi^n be r«*verse4 i (pr i the ba4 iplace, cleaned by ^passing, backand through again. Many^ flues -a.re.not per|ectly! straight* jmt any fiart o| tfeeniiwithin the machine is iheld can har^y ^ over-estimated, and in np wayi interfere mfa, its utility or f accuracy on ^ ligh|er^ class orwpk, Iajnachfce shopsi ** v mitemm $<mtly, planets, much w<*k» 18 09eii ; ^ne n upo^ them at a disadvantage.

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