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.

Date Made: ca 1844Patent Date: 1844-03-09

Inventor: Goodyear, Charles

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: New York, New York City

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AG.003462Catalog Number: 003462Accession Number: 89797Patent Number: 3,462

Object Name: patent model, rubber fabric making machineObject Type: Patent Modelrubber

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


Record Id: nmah_861150

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