The Motor Volume 5

The Motor Volume 5

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ... the clip and the insulated block on the contact breaker I find that the current still flows, although the clip and rocker are not in contact. The clip is properly insulated, and so is the block carrying the contact screw on the contact breaker. I should be very much obliged if you would inform me if--as the current is flowing past the clip--there is a. chance of the accumulator being rapidly exhausted? Could you suggest where I can look for the defect? "The Motor" has helped me out of many a difficulty ir the past, but in this case I am undoubtedly beaten.--A little consideration will show that there is nothing to be alarmed at in the least, and for this reason, if you connect across any two points in the primary circuit which are separated by a switch of any sort by means of a voltmeter the current will flow simply because the voltmeter completes the circuit. This, in fact, is a good indication that all is right. The coil of the voltmeter having a fairly high resistance would, of course, not allow of the full strength of current flowing, probably not sufficient to cause a jpark at the plug. If you find that the make and break performs its function and cuts off the current you may rest assured you are not exhausting your accumulator. C.. II. Hedge (Watford).--Yes, we can recommend a Fairfax exhaust box, which the makers can readily supply to fit your ij h.p. Quadrant. Write the General Motor Car Co., 69, Commercial Street, London, K. With regard to the other matter re carrier, it may be advisable to do as you suggest if you are certain of the infringement. V.C.S. (London).--The V section belt will stand an enormously greater strain than the average 2j h.p. motor could put it to. But to get the necessary surface on the...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 38mm | 1,306g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236949854
  • 9781236949851