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S.‘ J‘. PEET.


No. 60,932.


Patented Jan: 1, "1867.







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or a straight wedge It will be observed that this valve is appli turning on a swivel screwed between the disks. bottom of the recesses in the valve-plates. and to ' Figure l is a central longitudinal section of play back and forth freely between the valve my improved valve. h. are placed. arranged and operating sub stantially as and for the purpose herein de in the bottom of. cocks. Y. d. gates. against the sides of the recesses g g in the section taken in the plane of the line 9 y. ?tted in the cavity by the screw the steam or‘ water in a box or shell to vclose against seats on ways are fully open directly in line with each ‘their opposite sides by being spread apart other for the free passage of steam or water. so long which parts are constructed. with ?at seats 0 c on the. The steam or water ways are a a. 60. taken in the plane of the seats 0 a. N.‘Uivrrn. and exact description on a corresponding shoulder in the recesses g thereof. the traps are used. ROBERTS.932. SAMUEL J. ciple are employed to open and close valves. where a faucet. and thus close them perfectly in valves for:v steam. 2. 4. scribed. had to the accompanying drawings. where faucets. which wedge is Valves. as shown in Figs. water. two ?at valve plates or ‘disks. gate. have ceive a conical wedge. COlll or which may be operated on by a sliding pressed and heated air. IMPROVEMENT IN STEAM-ENGINE VALVES. 5 is a detached outside view of the double It will be observed that with this. or its equivalent. 'PEET. Fig. be opposite to the steamways a a when operating to close them. ‘but when the wedge h presses line a: as. ‘all 1 do not limit myself to application. arrange valve-plates united as employed. water. and 5 5 WM. 4 is a manner that steam cannot pass by them either similar view of the corresponding valve-plate. The pair of valve-plates b b. 8. 3 is a detached view of the inside of their faces tightly against the seats 0 c in such one of the double valve-plates. and State of New York. county. by which recesses shall be formed on each side. and presses 1. 0. valve. so as to catch lowing is a full.the cavity aforesaid. clear. or new YORK. as seen in Fig. F. SAMUEL J. rllhe above speci?cation of my invention and theedges of the valve-plates shall not strike and become battered when they are forced into place. on the end of the invented a new and useful improvement in screw 0. is each. gas. and desire to secure by Let screw G. between the . In a cavity in the shell A. Fig. or other fluids. 1866. STATES PATENT OFFICE. Pnnr. through which passes a screw. dated January 1. cable alike to any valve for steam. and resting in the middle on a projection. so that the resist parts. through direct or back action. of corresponding taper recesses g g. 1867. so as to. in the ordinary as plates and wedges constructed on this prin way. or cock is used. what a line through the shell at right angles to the I claim as new. valves. or othen?uids. 2 is a partial transverse. 1) b. F. ' o Speci?cation forming part of Letters‘Patent No. in combination valve-seats c 0. _~wedge or equivalent devices. ment of the valve-plates they bear upon the Similar letters of reference indicate like seats and are held rigidly. PEET. Fig. . B. and I do hereby declare that the fol shouldered on the upper side. while the operating-wedge is forced into the heated air or caloric. 'The valve-plates b b are ?tted as male and female to each other on signed by me this 23d day of November. _ cap. with the conical wedge h on the screw 0. MCNAMARA. passing in Having thus described my invention. Fig. inside of ters Patent. and lift the valve-plates b I) together from art to make and use the same. compressed air. and also that when the valve-plates are raised and consists in a pair of metal disks. reference being their seats 0 c in front of the steamways a a. which will enable others skilled in the g.‘ which re the city. or steam A represents the shell of the valve. with a conical wedge. SAMUEL J. Witnesses : dowel-pins e e. valve-plates it spreads them apart. gas. Fig. To all whom it may concern : and in the inner side of the valve-plates are Be it known that I. in which each other when the wedge h is raised. forming The valve-plates b b are made to lie close to part of this speci?cation. Fig. of brass or any other suitable metal. ALEX. ' ance is positive against the pressure of steam This invention relates to an improvement in the ways. l.