Patent Model - Hydraulic Engine

Maker and role
John Kane, Patentee
Production date
Mar 16 1880
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Object detail

Cast iron, steel, wood, paint
8 1/4 x 9 1/2 x 12 1/2" (21 x 24.1 x 31.8cm)
Kane's invention "relates to an improvement in hydraulic engines, its object being to produce an oscillating motion by means of hydraulic pressure. To attain this end this invention consists of a piston at the end of an arm attached to a vertical journaled shaft, which piston and arm are made alternately to move first in one direction, and when arrived at a certain point to return to its starting-place..." (Patent Number 225,614)
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