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Black-powder made with nitrate of potash.
Black-powder made with nitrate of soda.
The central casting of a wheel holding axle and spokes. See also HUB.
A two-wheeled timber bob for carting timber. Also known as a JIGGER.
(1) The front main BEARING of a WINDSHAFT, resting on a BREAST BEAM. (2) BEARING in the centre of a BEDSTONE.
See Neck Brass.
See Neck Bearing.
The brass BEARING carrying the WINDSHAFT neck JOURNAL. A brass NECK BEARING(1).
See Neck Bearing.
Neck Of Stone Spindle
The upper JOURNAL of the STONE SPINDLE, where it passes through the EYE of the BEDSTONE.
Neck Of Windshaft
The front JOURNAL bearing of the WINDSHAFT revolving in the NECK BEARING.
Upright bars on the BREAST BEAM which hold the neck bearing in position. Also called WEATHER STUDS.
A water-powered manufactury in which wire is used to make, polish and sharpen sewing needles and like items.
The process of high milling used in the USA before the introduction of the modern roller mill.
Name applied to paper for printing newspapers. It is the cheapest type made.
The domed protrusion (or extension) on the top of a STONE SPINDLE which engages with a dimple on the underside of the BRIDGE to locate and support a RUNNER STONE.
Where a stream is constricted and the water velocity is increased.
The gap between rolls in a corning machine.
The domed top of a stone spindle designed to locate in the dimple of the BRIDGE-BAR. Same as COCKHEAD (Kent).
Horizontal piece set between studding or roof rafters, to stiffen the framework.
A type of UNDERSHOT WATERWHEEL, for lifting water for irrigation by means of containers attached to the periphery of the wheel. Explore other types of waterwheel in our Thematic Glossary.
An early term for the water-powered frame saw.
A TILT HAMMER in which the cams lift the HELVE at a point beyond the hammer head (c.f.: BELLY HELVE).
Nose Helve Hammer
The cams lift the helve at a point beyond the hammer head.
See Many Height.
A small driven COGWHEEL or GEAR WHEEL such as a STONE NUT.
Nut Head Screw
A coach screw.