Machine for Wrapping Wire-Rope, Patent Model
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|Caption||This patent model was included with John A Roebling’s “Method of and Machine for Manufacturing Wire Ropes” patent that received patent number 2,720 on July 16, 1842. Roebling’s patent detailed how to manufacture wire rope; this model functioned to wrap greased insulating wire around the wire rope. Wire rope’s strength and durability made it a superior choice to hemp rope in many industrial applications, but its applications went far beyond replacing rope. Date: 1840s. Record ID: nmah_1403809.|
|Credit||National Museum of American History|
|Machine Wrapping Wire-Rope Patent Model patent model included John A Roebling received July Manufacturing industries Industrialization|
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