Patent Model - Improved Apparatus for Rendering Tallow

Maker and role
John Eckel (b.1823, d.1869), Patentee
Isaac Schuyler (b.1829, d.1891), Patentee
Production date
Aug 14 1866
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Metal, wood
9 x 12 x 9 1/2" (22.9 x 30.5 x 24.1cm)
Eckel and Schuyler's patent has for its objective "to avoid the dissemination of vapors and unpleasant odors from kettles in which tallow is being rendered, and to utilize said vapors by injecting them into the fire-chambers under the kettle or under a steam-boiler, rendering them available as fuel." (Patent Number 57,104)
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