Wilde electro-magnetic machine, patent #59,738

Description (Brief):

Model for US Patent 59738, "Magneto," issued 13 November 1866 to Henry Wilde, figures 3 and 4. Claim: A method for constructing magnet cylinders for magneto-electric and electro-magnetic machines by making them of segment iron concaves with intervening strips of non-electric (insulating) material. A magneto (catalog 252636) is used to energize the field coils of this machine. Turning a D.C. output current. A commutator with spring brushes is provided on one side of the armature shaft.

Date Made: 1866

Maker: Wilde, Henry

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.252654Catalog Number: 252654Accession Number: 49064

Object Name: electrical generatorOther Terms: Generator; Motors and Generators

Measurements: overall: 9 in x 6 3/4 in x 12 in; 22.86 cm x 17.145 cm x 30.48 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-819d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_705563

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