Ericsson Caloric Engine, c. 1869

Made:
1855-1874
inventor:
John Ericsson

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Ericsson's hot air (Caloric) engine, c. 1869, about 1 h.p., patented 1855, 15" diameter cylinder; piston stroke 6.75".
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Ericsson's hot air ( Caloric) engine, c. 1869, about 1 h.p., patented 1855, 15" diameter cylinder; piston stroke 6.75".

Details

Category:
Heat Engines (non steam)
Object Number:
1913-125
Materials:
brass, cast iron, paint
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 1390 x 1410 x 1160 mm
type:
hot air engines

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