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The Pelton Water Motor.

Issue 4 and Volume 1892 12.

The Pelton Water Motor. Believing that there was an imperative demand for a higher grade and more efficient water motor for light power than had ever been put upon the market, the Pelton Water Wheel Company, in tesponse to this demand, were induced some two years ago to get up a series of small motors inclosed in iron cases, embracing the general design and principles of their larger wheels, but of a more substantial and better character than was represented by any machine of the kind heretofore made. Comparative tests of these motors, made in the engineering departments of some of the most prominent universities of the country, have shown an advantage over those in common use of from forty-five to fifty per cent in efficiency, while their original cost for a given amount of power is less than one-half that of any other. It is not surprising, therefore, that…

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