Summary: Improved Westclox-style lantern pinion that can use a smaller pivot wire to reduce friction.
Application Date: 1908-10-23
Issue Date: 1908-12-15
Patent Number: 906915
Serial Number: 459250
Description: One mass of metal has a tapered core projecting into the second mass of metal. The two masses may fuse during manufacture. The mass receiving the tapered core has a metal washer with an opening that the tapered core goes through. The washer caps the mold to keep the metal out of the pinion during the casting operation.
Inventor Information: Andrew H. Nuereuther, Of Peru, Illinois, Assignor To The Western Clock Manufacturing Company, Of La Salle, Illinois, A Corporation Of Illinois.
Patent Type: Utility
Patent Country: United States
Patent Category: Clock Technology
Assignee: Western Clock Manufacturing Company
Inventor: Neureuther, Andrew
Witness: Radtke, William
Witness: Dauber, Oscar
Improvement: Lantern Pinion