Patent Model - Friction-Clutch Pulley

Maker and role
Charles Waterous Jr. (Canadian, b.1851, d.1925), Patentee
James Peel (Canadian, b.1834, d.1909), Patentee
Production date
Feb 24 1891
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Object detail

Brass, wood
6 x 6 1/2" (15.2 x 16.5cm)
Waterous and Peel received patent #33,584 in Canada on February 4, 1890, for this invention. It "pertains to certain new and useful improvements in friction-grip pulleys, having for its object the production of a cheap, simple and highly-efficient pulley of this class, by which the clutch connection can be readily made and the wear of the parts is reduced to a minimum, and also means by which all friction or wear can be compensated for and the parts readily replaced when worn." (Patent Number 447,217)
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