Sanitary and Heating Age Volume 3, No. 3 - V. 4, No. 4

Sanitary and Heating Age Volume 3, No. 3 - V. 4, No. 4

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...to the grate, for the purpose of removing clinkers, which can be readily accomplished with the aid of a poker. Opening these doors increases the draft, therefore they are entirely closed when it is desired to shut off the draft. The antl-elinker grate resting on a horizontal cross-bar, and placed below the fire-pot, allows free access to Its upper surface for the purpose of removing, with a poker, at pleasure, any ac-, tweeu them. By this arrangement the perforated tin protects the mica from becoming soiled or burned, and the perforated mica allows a sufficient supply of air to protect the tin, thus rendering each practically indestructible, and Insuring an unobstructed and brilliant illumination. These doors may be opened at pleasure for the purpose of heating water, toasting bread, broiling steak or any other purpose, by first taking the precaution of opening the gas damper in the cross pipe. The feeder is placed more than usually high, for the purpose of allowing ready access to the fire chamber through the upper front door for the purpose of kindling, also when desired for supplying coal; thus allowing this stove to be used conveniently in the manner usual with stoves without magazines, when constant fire is not desirable. The feeder being double, composed of two cylinders placed one Inside the other, nearly joining at the lower end or mouth, and having a wide space between them at the upper part, the outside cylinder being a continuation of the drum section, the inner being a continuation of the magazine, closes all communication between the space above the feeder outside of the magazine (gas chamber) and tho fire, except the slight opening at the feed mouth, this space Is constantly supplied with an air current--through the register--which...show more

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  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,261g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236616987
  • 9781236616982