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Modello funzionante di un motoargano a vapore


Technical specifications

ManufacturerC.N.R. (Cantieri Navali Riuniti, part of Fincantieri S.p.A.), II Corso Aggiustatori, Palermo, Italy, from 1958 to 1959
Descriptionfully working scale model of a winch driven by a 2-cylinder steam engine
Transmissionby spur gears with a reduction ratio of 16:1 between engine and roller, 4:1 between engine and auxiliary power take-off


This type of winch, driven by a steam engine, was used (in real dimensions) as on-board and shipyard device.


Kind donation of engineer Paolo Mercadante.

Testi e immagini di Giuseppe Genchi
Sito realizzato da Pasquale Pillitteri