The Reagan Marine Water Circulating and Shaking Grate

1894 Scientific American  
So much has been written about the Dowe protec tive cuirass, that our illustration of a test made of the invention at a London music hall, "The Alham· bra," will be interesting. It also points a moral in showing an invention in the art of war applied to the art of amusement. Herr Dowe is a tailor of Mannheim, Germany. For a year and a half, he says, he worked on his invention, looking after his business during the day time. Dur ing his dinner time he would test his material in the shooting
more » ... n the shooting park. His wife was meanwhile lying ill, and just before he completed his invention she died, thus giving a touch of pathos to the inyentor's story of his work. The sample of the cuirass exhibited in London is in Herr Dowe and the Cuirass. J' cirutific �mrticau. 21 crowd assembled, whereupon it transpired that Mr. circulation will break and rot out the scale, no matter Maxim's exhibition took largely the aspect of a practi-how hard it may be. This grate should outlast a boiler, cal joke, and his shield proved to be a plate of nickel because the shaking device, being underneath the water steel, the carbon being the "organic material." Mr. bars, cannot be readily burned out or warped, as it is Maxim himself says that he had no idea that his protected by the water in the bars and is unique in
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican07141894-21a fatcat:dmbvlheudjac7o2hlehmi7iov4