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Model: X09 Anchor Escapement with Lever
(Voigt/Reuleaux)
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Model Metadata
Taxonomy:
Voigt
Group:
Clock Escapements
ID:
X09
Title (English):
Anchor Escapement with Lever
Title (German):
Ankerhemmung mit Unruhe
Creator:
Franz Reuleaux
Date Created:
1882-00-00
Manufacturer:
Gustav Voigt Werkstatt
Size:
Base: Width x Depth [220,214]mm; Overall: W x D x Height [220,214,419]mm
Medium:
cast iron and brass on wood pedestal
Rights:
For educational use only. All rights reserved by the contributor(s) and publisher(s).
Audience:
General public
Keywords:
Description:
This escapement is a variation of the classic anchor and toothed wheel escape wheel. There is debate as to whether the inventor was the famous scientist, Robert Hooke or the clockmaker William Clement. The original anchor was directly connected to the pendulum regulator whereas in this model the anchor is connected to a balance wheel through a lever and pin mechanism. An anchor with a lever escapement was invented by Thomas Mudge (1715-1794). Reuleaux calls this a free anchor escapement.
Descr Author:
Francis Moon
Descr Date:
2001-00-00
Image Metadata
Title:
X09. Anchor Escapement with Lever
Rights:
Jon Reis/www.jonreis.com. Jon Reis Photography grants Cornell University Libraries, and the Cornell College of Engineering the rights to display copyrighted images of the Reuleaux Collection of Kinematic Mechanisms on the Cornell University and National Science Digital Library web sites and for unlimited use in Cornell University Library publications for education purposes only. Rights for all other uses such as editorial, advertising, web use and display by third parties not affiliated with Cornell University are reserved by the photographer.
Descr:
Date Created:
2005-01-19 11:02:16
URL:
http://kmoddl.library.cornell.edu/stillImages/small/X09.jpg
Size (w x h):
256 x 384

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