International names:

Archimediean Screw; Archimedischen Wasserschraube; Vis d'Archimede; Cochlea Archimedis

English description:

Archimedian screw. Mounted in bowl for water

Danish Instrument Inventory text:

Archimedian screw. Mounted in bowl for water. A red-painted sheet-iron tube, Dia10, is wound around a wooden cylinder, Dia60 L250, which can be rotated by a curved crank. The cylinder is mounted on slant in a decagonal sheet-metal bowl, 450x320, red inside, black outside.Ref: Sigaud la Fond Tome 1 Pl XVI fig 4.Not signed1800 app (g)

  • Category: Statics
  • Hauch number: B07
  • Inventory number: 500
  • Danish Instrument Inventory number: 28
  • Literature:
  • Sigaud de Lafond : 1,1604
  • The King George III Collection: M47
  • Cataloque of Mechanical Instruments, Museo di Storia della Scienza, Firenze: 2,073
  • Gehler(1787-96) IV, p.662

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