Publication:

Zingende stenen: werken met de korenmolen

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    English titleSinging stones: working with the corn-mill
    Authors & editors

    Taylor, Martyn [Author]

    Publisher Het Gilde van Vreijwillige Molenaars
    Year of publication 1979
    Languages

    Dutch (main text)

    Medium Book
    Edition1
    Topics

    Repair & construction of mills > Traditional millwrighting

    Scope & contentChapter I: Introduction
    Chapter II: Milling operations then and now: 1. The Clientele. 2. Production. 3. Condition of the grain. 4. Customers’ demands. 5. Modern fodder production. 6. Modern milling for consumption.
    Chapter III: How the millstone works: 1. Pressure. 2. Cutting capacity. 3. Movement. 4. Lighting. 5. Operation of the stone.
    Chapter IV: Millstones found in our mills: 1. Sandstone. 2. German stone. 3. French stone. 4. Making an artificial stone. 5. Stones with soft edges. 6. Holed whetstone. 7. The whetstone. 8. Size and weight.
    Chapter V: The commonest whetstones and their construction: 1. Function. 2. Different kinds. 3. Which whetstone? 4. Construction of whetstones.
    Chapter VI: Sharpening millstones: 1. For grinding. 2. When to sharpen. 2. Equipment. 4. Wow we sharpen. 5. Surface of runner and bed. 6. Timely and considered sharpening. 7. New whetstone over old.Chapter VII: Supply arrangement – Tub – Meal ring – Meal pipe. 1. Product supply. 2. The slide. 3. The shoe. 4. Delay. 5. The stone tub. 6. The buck. 7. Meal pipe – meal trough – board.
    Chapter VIII: Motive power of the stones: 1. Motive power. 2. The tracking wheel. 3. Pinion and stone pivot. 4. Operation on standard mills. 5. Fixed works. 6. The English or balancing race. 7. The spindle mechanism. 8. Ball-race. 9. Rebuilt fixed operations. 10. The ball shaft.
    Chapter IX: Bearings: 1. Upper bearing of stone shaft. 2. Drum bearing or stone drum. 3. Wooden stone drum. 4. Iron stone drum. 6. The indented pot.
    Chapter X: Lighting and maintenance. 1. Lighting. 2. Lighting with 1 lever. 2. Lighting with 2 levers.
    Chapter XI: Transfer: 1. Transfer proportions.
    Chapter XII: Placement of various accessories: 1. Introduction. 2. Checking of step-beams – Cushions – Pivot beam and stone shaft. 3. Sounding of the indented pot. 4. Placement of the runner. 5. Setting up the stone drum. 6. Fitting the spindle mechanism. 7. Setting up the ball shaft with subsidiary motive power. 8. Fixing the race. 9. Checking and dismantling the coupling stones with the fixed works. 10. Opening a coupling stone with the fixed works. 11. Installing a race for fixed works. 12. Installing the English race and the race-shoes. 13. Determining the centre of gravity on a stationary runner. 14. Balancing the runner on the English works.
    Chapter XIII: Unevenness in the runner: 1. Definition of the fault. 2. Causes and remedies.
    Chapter XIV: The lifting tackle: 1. Goals and various designs. 2. Lifting tackle in a post mill. 3. Hauling tackle in a cap winder. 4. Cog tackle in a cap winder. 5. Shooting tackle. 6. Lifting hatches.
    Chapter XV: The regulator: 1. Goals. 2. Operating principles. 3. Transfer of regulator movement to the step-beam and lighting. 4. Dismantling the regulator.
    Chapter XVI: Opening a coupling stone: 1. Preparatory activity. 2. Widening the stone shaft. 3. Lifting the stone with a crane. 4. Lifting the stone on the mill axle.
    Chapter XVII: Frequently asked questions about current milling products: 1. Facts about milling products. 2. Subclassification of products. 3. Assessment of products. 4. Wheat. 5. Rye. 6. Barley. 7. Oats. 8. Maize. 9. Beans and peas. 10. Peanuts and flaxseed. 11. Pellets.
    Chapter XVIII: Working with grain windmills: 1. How it works in practice. 2. Tasks of the corn-miller. 3. Grinding. 4. Capacity. 5. Wear and tear. 6. Alarm installation for vacant periods. 7. Assistance in grain milling.
    Chapter XIX: Conclusion
    Bibliography
    KeywordsMillwrighting, Milling, Netherlands, Grinding, Cereals, Archaeology & history

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    Accession no. 230340

    • Shelf location: H 300 (112)-ABE
    • Notes: Photocopy; 149 pages, illustrated with line drawings and diagrams