Linear motor, 1948. The first linear motor built b

Made:
1948
maker:
Eric Roberts Laithwaite
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Linear motor, 1948. The first linear motor built by Professor Laithwaite, for investigating the possibility of using linear motors to drive weaving shuttles. ( Stationary winding type)

Details

Category:
Electricity Supply
Object Number:
1977-702
Materials:
copper, lead (solder), paxolin (plasticand textile...), plastic covered wire, softwood, steel and textile tape (impregnated around coils)
credit:
Imperial College of Science & Technology