Sectioned model of 'Blechynder' feed-water regulator

Made:
1895-1899 in Newcastle upon Tyne
patentee:
Blechynden, Alfred
maker:
Henry Watson & Sons

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Sectioned model, scale 1:2, of a 'Blechynder' feed-water regulator used to automatically control the water feed into tube boilers, patented by Alfred Blechynder in 1895, and made by Henry Watson and Sons, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 1895-1899. 'Blechynder' feed-water regulators were first used on the H.M.S. Pactolus (1898).

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Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1899-34/1
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), paint
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication

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