Patent Model - Manufacture of India-Rubber Springs for Cars, &c.

Maker and role
Fowler Ray Sr. (b.1807, d.1858), Patentee
Production date
Apr 02 1850
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Wood, rubber
8 x 11 1/4 x 6 1/2" (20.3 x 28.6 x 16.5cm)
Ray's patent is "a new and useful Improvement in the Method of Making Cylinders or Rolls of Metallic or Vulcanized India-Rubber, Principally Intended for India-Rubber Springs for Railroad Cars..." One of his objectives is "to produce cylinders or rolls of prepared india rubber at less cost..." (Patent number 7,251)
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