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Nasmyth's Steam-hammer

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This machine enlarged at one bound the whole scale of working in iron, and permitted Maudsley's lathe to develop its entire range of capacity. The old 'tilt-hammer' was so constructed that the more voluminous the material submitted to it, the less was the power attainable; so that as soon as certain dimensions had been exceeded, the hammer became utterly useless.

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The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Romance of Industry and Invention, Edited by Robert Cochrane Published 1897
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