The Bellows Falls bridge over the Connecticut (built 1785-1792) had 2 spans of 184 ft.
If his bellows had only a single opening, that through which they delivered the blast upon the fire, then in inflating them he would draw back into them the hot air and ashes from the fire.
We children used to like working the bellows for him.
These, when reduced to their most simple expression, are mere basin-shaped hollows in the ground, containing ignited charcoal and the substances to be heated, the fire being urged by a blast of air blown in through one or more nozzles from a bellows at or near the top. They are essentially the same as the smith's forge.
are immediately above those in the fixed plate, and let the bellows by which air is forced into the cylinder (air, for simplicity, being supposed to be the fluid employed) be put in action; then the air in its passage will strike the side of each opening in the movable plate in an oblique direction (as shown in fig.
These bellows are made from wood and folded leather and have metal trimmings.
When there were several bands of musicians, it sounded as if all the village was a vast bellows and all the buildings expanded and collapsed alternately with a din.
One man is raking out the fire in a high furnace, while another behind is blowing the bellows.
While inflating the bellows he would leave the suction port open and close the discharge port with a pinch of his finger; and while blowing the air against the fire he would leave the discharge port open and pinch together the sides of the suction port.
77), and at the siege of Delium (424 B.C.) a cauldron containing pitch, sulphur and burning charcoal, was placed against the walls and urged into flame by the aid of a bellows, the blast from which was conveyed through a hollow tree-trunk (Thuc. iv.
to N.E., connecting Burlington, Montpelier and St Albans and affording connexion to the north with Montreal and to the south over trackage shared with the Boston & Maine, with the New London Northern which is leased by this road, and the Rutland railway (New York Central system) extending along the western edge of the state and connecting Rutland with Burlington to the north and with Bellows Falls and Bennington to the south.
The rapid advance in mechanical engineering in the latter part of this second period stimulated the iron industry greatly, giving it in 1728 Payn and Hanbury's rolling mill for rolling sheet iron, in 1760 John Smeaton's cylindrical cast-iron bellows in place of the wooden and leather ones previously used, in 1783 Cort's grooved rolls for rolling bars and rods of iron, and in 1838 James Nasmyth's steam hammer.
(a) Integument heavily plated with firm chitinous cuticle, allowing no expansion and retraction of regions of the body nor change of dimensions, except, in some cases, a dorso-ventral bellows movement.
bellows blown, with three drones in a common stock.
His next move was to pump the bellows with his right arm.
The air was pumped into the helmet by means of a hand or foot operated bellows worked by another person.
bellows driven by the water wheels.
The options for eliminating risk of gland leakage is to use bellows sealed valves.
I would go for large wedge bellows in the room off the gallery.
The commission of 1630, found in the archives, enabled us to make new bellows for the organ.
At the end of the passageway was a large handle; a thick wooden bar which stuck out from the great bellows.
In particular, the coupling (e.g. air, air bellows, pliable foam etc.) between the transducer and tissue will be investigated.
bellows camera I had inherited.
bellows unit would help.
The next important step seems to have been taken in the 4th century when some forgotten Watt devised valves for the bellows.
bellows flap pockets on the front which will store fly boxes.
The laboratory form in common use consists of a bellows worked by either hand or foot, and a special type of gas burner formed of two concentric tubes, one conveying the blast, the other the gas; the supply of air and gas being regulated by stopcocks.
It is of the familiar type of the replacing of the simple but wasteful by the complex and economical, and it was begun unintentionally in the attempt to save fuel and labour, by increasing the size and especially the height of the forge, and by driving the bellows by means of water-power.
Thecurrent being alternately transmitted and shut off, as a hole passes on and off the aperture of the tube or bellows, causes a vibratory motion of the air, whose frequency depends on the number of times per second that a perforation passes the mouth of the tube.
Beyond its own borders the body has obtained recognition through the public work of such men as Henry Whitney Bellows and Edward Everett Hale, the remarkable influence of James Freeman Clarke and the popular power of Robert Collyer.
The principal railways are: the lines operated by the Boston & Maine system, extending along the eastern border from Brattleboro through Bellows Falls, and St Johnsbury to the Canada boundary (Vermont Valley, Sullivan County, and Connecticut & Passumpsic Rivers railways), with a line, the St Johnsbury & Lake Champlain railway, extending across the northern part of the state from Lunenburg to Maguam Bay; the Central Vermont railway (Grand Trunk system) which crosses the state diagonally from S.E.
Closely connected with the manufacture of lumber is the making of paper and wood pulp, centralized at Bellows Falls, with waterpower on the Connecticut river and with the raw materials near; the product was valued in 1905 at $3,831,448.
bellows side pockets, which will easily take a liter flask or water bottle and lie flat when not needed.
castor oil plant was used for the ' pipes ' of the bellows for the model furnace in.
Hearing her he slams down the mallet and bellows, 'Ok Amber, those stones, whit difference dis it make?
The position of the T2 servo is established by the liquid-filled bellows which positions the servo directly proportional to the compressor inlet temperature.
inspiratory pressure can be adjusted by moving a weight along a beam above the bellows.
ponderous thoughts are the bellows that blow it up.
The fire baskets and canopies are made on site, as well as smaller items such as bellows, chestnut roasters or fire-irons.
Suddenly there was this awful sag in pitch as the bellows were emptied of their wind, without being replenished.
These are typically patch or bellows style pockets with flaps that button.
A year later, a French company commercially manufactured the Atmos 1, which functioned by way of a mercury and ammonia bellows power system.
When the T-Rex bellows in Jurassic Park, that's an interpretation of what a T-Rex sounds like because no one has ever actually heard one.
Both shirts have two bellows chest pockets and a smaller pocket on the left sleeve.
Current Boy Scout uniform shirts have been modernized to include Velcro-closure, bellows pockets and a mini-pocket added to the left sleeve.
The disk being started, then by means of a tube held at one end between the lips, and applied near to the disk at the other, or more easily with a common bellows, a blast of air is made to fall on the part of the disk which contains any one of the above circles.
The process in this case is to ained take a thin plate of metal and beat it into another plate Grounds of similar metal, so that the two, though welded together, retain their separate forms. The mass, while still hot, is coated ~-ith hena-tsuchi (a kind of marl) and rolled in straw ash, in which state it is roasted over a charcoal fire raised to glowing heat with the bellows.
(about 150o B.C.) so far that bellows were used for forcing the forge fire; that in Homer's time (not later than the gth century B.C.) the delicate art of hardening and tempering steel was so familiar that the poet used it for a simile, likening the hissing of the stake which Ulysses drove into the eye of Polyphemus to that of the steel which the smith quenches in water, and closing with a reference to the strengthening effect of this quenching; and that at the time of Pliny (A.D.
Not content to let it burn by natural draught, he would blow it with his own breath, would expose it to the prevalent wind, would urge it with a fan, and would devise the first crude valveless bellows, perhaps the pigskin already familiar as a water-bottle, of which the psalmist says: I am become as a bottle in the smoke."
However, the Negroid tribes are more and more adopting the customs and mode of life of the Hova, among whom are found pile-houses, the sarong, f adi or tabu applied to food, a non-African form of bellows, &c., all characteristic of their original home.
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