Patent Model for the Manufacture of Rubber Fabrics

Description (Brief)
In 1844 Charles Goodyear of New York, New York received a patent for a machine used for the manufacturing of corrugated or shirred rubber fabrics. Rubber strips were sandwiched between fabric, stretched and pressed between two rollers, one calendared, creating a rubber impregnated cloth.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
patent model, rubber fabric making machine
Object Type
rubber
date made
ca 1844
patent date
1844-03-09
inventor
Goodyear, Charles
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 33.5 cm x 29.5 cm x 32 cm; 13 3/16 in x 11 5/8 in x 12 19/32 in
associated place
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
AG*003462
catalog number
003462
accession number
89797
patent number
3,462
subject
Industry & Manufacturing
Invention and the Patent Model
Patent Models
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Patent Models
Invention and the Patent Model
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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