fmc corporation food machinery corporation is an american chemical manufacturing company headquartered in philadelphia, pennsylvania, which originated as an insecticide producer and later diversified into other industries.the company was founded by chemist john bean in 1883 as the bean spray pump company in los gatos, california, producing piston pumps for insecticides.
a handcar also known as a pump trolley, pump car, jigger, kalamazoo, velocipede, or draisine is a railroad car powered by its passengers, or by people pushing the car from behind. it is mostly used as a maintenance of way or mining car, but it was also used for passenger service in some cases. a typical design consists of an arm, called the walking beam, that pivots, seesaw-like, on a base .
a progressive cavity pump is a type of positive displacement pump and is also known as a progressing cavity pump, progg cavity pump, eccentric screw pump or cavity pump. it transfers fluid by means of the progress, through the pump, of a sequence of small, fixed shape, discrete cavities, as its rotor is turned.
the quality of the product was shown in 1883, at the formation of the limited company, when twenty-one of the largest gold-mining companies in victoria testified to the value of lal lal iron in mining use. the contribution of this company in the manufacture of pipes, pumps, stamper-heads and other mining equipment was outstanding.
a slurry pump is a type of pump designed for pumping liquid containing solid particles. slurry pumps changes in design and construction to adjust to multiple type of slurry which varies in concentration of solids, size of solid particles, shape of solid particles, and composition of solution.
poldark mine is a tourist attraction near the town of helston in cornwall, england, uk. it lies within the wendron mining district of the cornwall and west devon mining landscape world heritage site. its features include underground guided tours through ancient tin mine workings, a museum of industrial heritage, mining equipment and cornish .
the chapin mine steam pump engine, also known as the cornish pump, is a steam-driven pump located at the corner of kent street and kimberly avenue in iron mountain, michigan.it is still the largest reciprocating steam-driven engine ever built in the united states. it was listed on the national register of historic places in 1981 and designated a michigan state historic site in 1958.
the powerhouse has been turned into the north star mine and powerhouse & pelton wheel museum. the new verde mining company donated an acre of land and the remains of the old power house. the wheel was saved from the scrap heap by a grass valley resident who raised $2,000 to purchase the wheel and donated it to the historical society.
the atmospheric engine was invented by thomas newcomen in 1712, and is often referred to simply as a newcomen engine.the engine was operated by condensing steam dn into the cylinder, thereby creating a partial vacuum which allowed the atmospheric pressure to push the piston into the cylinder.
national benzole was a petroleum brand used in the united kingdom from 1919 to the 1960s. in 1957 the national benzole co. became wholly owned by shell-mex and b.p. ltd through british petroleum but continued its separate trading identity.