Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,755 pages of information and 235,473 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

1769 Patents

From Graces Guide

James Watt, Glasgow, for condensing in a separate vessel - using oil, fat, etc. instead of water — casing the cylinder — working engines by the pressure of steam without a vacuum — steam wheel — working engines by the alternate expansion and contraction of the steam.

Dugald Clarke, for obtaining a continuous from a reciprocating motion.


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