Patent Model - Improvement in Surface Blow-Offs

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Robert Waugh (b.1827, d.1877), Patentee
Production date
Sep 01 1874
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Brass, copper, iron
12 x 4 1/4 x 3 1/2" (30.5 x 10.8 x 8.9cm)
Waugh's patent "consists of a kind of hollow flat skimmer, with wide openings to receive the surface water from all directions, suspended in the boiler from an outside support, in which it is vertically adjustable, and provided with a test-cock at the top by which to determine the position of the skimmer relatively to the water to receive the scum from the surface..." (Patent Number 154,734)
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