Accuracy for Seventy Years 1860-1930 by Pratt Whitney PDF

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By Pratt Whitney

ISBN-10: 1559180870

ISBN-13: 9781559180870

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C. C. Tyler and Mr. B. M. W. Hanson were associated with Mr. Gordon at that time. Mr. Hanson afterward became a Vice-President, and later when the Pratt & Whitney officers were discontinued, and the Niles-BementPond Company interests consolidated in New York, he was made General Manager, which position he held until July, 1917. A record of the activities of the company since 1901 shows that the gun interest still predominated strongly. 5. m. projectile) at the rate of 700 a day, and following this came an order for 6 inch naval gun sights for the United States Government.

Richard who also developed the automatic weighing machine. This work later became the property of the United States Envelope Company. In 1889 to 1890 the original model of the Paige typesetter was built at Pratt & Whitney Company. The development of this machine is reported to have cost Mark Twain several fortunes. This machine proved far too expensive to build, but its design formed the basis of the Mergenthaler and other typesetting machines used today. The original model now is in the Sibley College of Engineering, Cornell University.

Rogers, then a professor of astronomy at Harvard College, aided by George M. Bond, a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology, commenced a series of efforts continuing through the three following years to create a comparator for absolutely correct measurements within a limit of one fifty-thousandth of an inch. These men were backed entirely by the skill and resources of the Company and the inspirational support of Pratt & Whitney. When they began, tools used for measurements in different shops varied widely in dimension.

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