1896 Illustrated General Catalogue of the Buffalo Horizontal and Upright Steam Engines, Mechanical Draft Fans and Apparatus, Steel Plate Steam and Pulley Fans, Fan System of Heating, Ventilating Fans, Blowers and Exhausters

1896 Illustrated General Catalogue of the Buffalo Horizontal and Upright Steam Engines, Mechanical Draft Fans and Apparatus, Steel Plate Steam and Pulley Fans, Fan System of Heating, Ventilating Fans, Blowers and Exhausters

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ... material handled is in the form of 7-inch cubes. The method of application of the system to the work is peculiar, and originated by this house. LEATHER, SAND PAPER. WALL PAPER, FABRICS. WOOD FIBER, ETC.--In drying leather by the Buffalo Fan System a great amount of time and labor is saved, and the material assumes a color which it is impossible to secure in any other method of drying. Furthermore, the leather is cured evenly. There is no accumulation of leather in drying lofts during unfavorable weather. The rooms are thoroughly ventilated by the system and without injury to the stock. A high velocity of air and too intense a degree of heat in leather dryers cause a depreciation in value by reason of its assuming a dark, dull color. The Buffalo Fan System Apparatus, applied and operated in accord with our instructions, entirely obviates this feature. All air ducts are of large area, and the fans are invariably run at a slow speed. In drying cloth, where applying the system to tentering machines, the old steam pipe dryers are dispensed with. The apparatus is separate from the tenterer, but arranged for convenient manipulation. For the drying of large varieties of yarn, knit goods, silks, and especially in steam laundries, an even and positive circulation of warm air is indispensable, and this can only be secured by the use of a fan system apparatus. There are several apparatus forms adapted for the arrangement of drying, each dependent upon the work to be accomplished and the material handled. In print mills, and also oil-cloth manufactories, no discoloration of the goods is effected while drying by this system. For drying the metal work coming now into such popular favor for interior decorations, these outfits are especially suited, as has been...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236551206
  • 9781236551207