International names:

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

English description:

Archimedian screw. Open.

Danish Instrument Inventory text:

Archimedian screw. Open. Rotating mahogany cylinder Dia64 L314 has spiral-cut groove in which a ball is carried from bottom to top. Inclination is adjustable by a wooden support resting in teeth cut in the base. The cylinder is rotated by a curved crank. Mahogany base 398x145. Ref: AWH Phys Cab Hefte 1 p 82.Not signed1800 app (g)

  • Category: Statics
  • Hauch number: B08
  • Inventory number: 490
  • Danish Instrument Inventory number: 27
  • Literature:
  • Nollet, J. A.: 3,09812
  • Sigaud de Lafond : 1,1605
  • Gehler(1787-96) IV, p.662

    Gehler(1825-45) VII, p.965

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