Pelton wheel, Britannia Battery

Pelton wheel, Britannia Battery

The Pelton wheel provided the power to drive the stamper. High pressure water was sprayed against the wheel, which was attached to a drive belt, which in turn rotated a cam shaft. This cam shaft raised and dropped the stamps.



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Added 5 January 2009 by matthew. No revisions.
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