Patent Model - Improvement in Steam-Generators

Maker and role
Silas Salisbury, Patentee
Production date
Aug 03 1869
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Object detail

Tin, paint
8 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 8 1/4" (21.9 x 9.8 x 21cm)
The objects of Silas's invention are, "to economize the use of fuel for generating steam, and render the same as effective as possible by utilizing the gases, and securing their more perfect or complete combustion, and by the construction and arrangement of a part of the water-chamber, to greatly increase the fire-surface of the boiler and its steam-generating capacity, and with the combustion of a comparatively small quantity of fuel." (Patent Number 93,232)
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