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New Water Meter

Issue 16 and Volume 74.

New Water Meter In a newly invented water meter intended to measure the flow in cubic feet, there is provided a plural vaned helical rotor in the nature of a propeller which is rotated by the flow of the water through the confining chamber. This is provided with renewable bearings for the rotor mountings. In the illustrations, Fig. 1 is an elevation of the improved meter; partly in section; Fig. 2 is a horizontal section on line 2—2 of Fig. 1; Fig. 3 is a horizontal section on line 3—3 of Fig. 1; Fig. 4 is a horizontal section on line 4—4 of Fig. 1; Fig. 5 is a sectional elevation of a standpipe for irrigating purposes in which the meter is mounted; Fig. 6 is an elevation of a modified form of meter particularly adapted for use in other water service systems. In describing the tnetcr member 1 has…

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