Patent Model - Improvement in Rotary Steam-Engines

Maker and role
Jesse Tuttle, Patentee
Production date
Mar 26 1841
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Wood, brass
10 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 1 1/4" (26.7 x 39.4 x 3.2cm)
Tuttle claims as his invention, "the improvement of rotary engines by a combination not heretofore known, the said combination consisting of the method of operating the abutment-valves 9 by means of the branched or forked connecting-rods 10, having at each of their extremeties a pin projecting at right angles into the outer shell or case 1, said pin working in a slot in the side of the case and operated upon by the cam S upon the side of the rotating plate 5..." (Patent Number 2,015)
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