File-cutting machine from design of Leonardo da Vinci

designer:
Leonardo Da Vinci

Science Museum Group
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Model of file-cutting machine from design of Leonardo da Vinci, C.A. 6 r.b.

This model follows Leonardo da Vinci'sdesign in the Codice Atlantico, folio 6 R.b, which was sritten between 1483 and 1518. It represents an automatic machine driven by the fall of a weight hanging from a cord which passes over a pulley and is wound onto a windlass, which is part of the main shaft of the machine.

Details

Category:
Hand and Machine Tools
Object Number:
1952-280
type:
model
taxonomy:
  • associated concepts
credit:
Goacher Model Engineering Ltd