Bakelite Rotor


The “Roto Beam / M. Weber / Chicago, IL.” inscription on this Bakelite rotor refers to a fan that was designed by Max Weber, and produced by the Roto-Beam Air Circulation Company.

Max Weber, “Air Circulation,” U.S. Patent 2,088,312 (July 27, 1937).

Date Made: ca. 1930Date Made: ca 1930

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

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Credit Line: Gift of Union Carbide Corporation

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0976.53Catalog Number: 1981.0976.53Accession Number: 1981.0976

Object Name: rotorfan bladeBakelite Rotor

Measurements: overall: 86 mm x 247 mm; 3 3/8 in x 9 3/4 inoverall: 3 3/8 in x 9 5/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 24.4475 cm


Record Id: nmah_275

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