'Demon' hydraulic motor, made by F.Pitman, Manchester, 1920

Water motor, 'Demon' made by F.Pitman, Manchester, c

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Water motor, 'Demon' made by F.Pitman, Manchester, c
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Water motor, 'Demon' made by F.Pitman, Manchester, c.1920.

'a cheap and handy way of obtaining motive power for a large variety of industrial or domestic purposes ... The power for this little motor is obtained by simply connecting the latter with the water supply of the establishment in which it is employed ... a useful and reliable motor of this kind can be put to literally "no end" of work, from the domestic washing or sewing machine to ventilating and electric lighting'

Details

Category:
Motive Power
Object Number:
Y1977.17
Materials:
metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
Overall: 420 mm x 170 mm x 460 mm, 15 kg
type:
motor
credit:
Gift of Frank Wightman