Condensed Water Trap

1875 Scientific American  
IMl'ROVED COTTON GIN FEEDER. The principal difficulty found to exist in inventions of the class to which that illustrated herewith belongs is that, as a rule, they are too complicated for ordinary laborers to under stand their workings, while, in addition to this, in m�ny cases the mechanism if> troublesome to repair. The cotton gin feeder shDwn in the engraving, it is claimed, possesse� the advantages of simplicity, durability, and adaptability t.o the labor common to the cotton plantations of
more » ... tton plantations of tl;e South. A is an endless belt which conveys the cotton to the toothed drum which, in turn, feeds the material tothe breast, B, of the gin. The sbafts of the drum and of the roller over which the belt, A, pa2ses, are geared together by the train of wheels and pinions, C, in order to cause tbem to turn relatively to each other at the proper rate. On the opposite side of
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican06191875-383a fatcat:ea4p6uvurzgr3altlm6nyvcnba