Convention Volume 28, PT. 1

Convention Volume 28, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...with the manufacturers of traveling cranes to that effect; and the same with the elevator manufacturers. In one of our bulletins we say: "The installation of the elevator outfit should be made by an elevator manufacturer, and it is our expectation to co-operate with you in having the installation contract taken in the name of reliable elevator companies, to whom this company will supply the motors and speed controllers. It will facilitate the adaptation of this apparatus to installations you may have in hand by your recommending to us such elevator companies as you desire to bid on any given installations, and we will at once place such elevator companies in a position to bid intelligently on the necessary equipment, with installation and erection charges included." This is our intention, and we are already co-operating with several manufacturers of elevators to that effect. Answering the question in regard to the cities that are changing over whole sections from direct to alternating current, I can not name the exact cities at present, but I know that it is the case in a good many places. In the city of St. Louis, for instance, there is a section in which you can not obtain anything but alternating current, and I believe this is true in many other cities. I have been informed to that effect, but can not at present give the name of each city where that change has taken place. Mr. Renshaw: I would call attention to the fact that, in general, the type of motor described by Mr. Cole--in which I have been much interested--seems to me to correspond closely to the direct-current, compound-wound motor, and for such service as cranes and hoists this type of motor is but very little better adapted than a shunt-wound motor. A...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236811321
  • 9781236811325