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" I prefer employing for the purpose a hollow belt composed of some air and water tight material, such as caoutchouc or gutta percha, and inflating it with air, whereby the wheels will in every part of their revolution present a cushion of air to the ground... "
Pneumatic Tires, Automobile, Truck, Airplane, Motorcycle, Bicycle: An ... - Page 34
by Henry Clemens Pearson - 1922 - 1323 pages
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Journal of the Franklin Institute

Technology - 1848
...caoutchouc or gutta percha, and inflating it with air, whereby the wheels, will in every part of iheir revolution, present a cushion of air to the ground, or rail, or track, on which they run." Claim. " What I claim is, first : the application of elastic bearings round the tire of carriage...
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Patents for inventions. Abridgments of specifications

Patent office - 1871
...gutta-percha, and inflating " it with air, whereby the wheels will, m every part of their revo" lution, present a cushion of air to the ground, or rail, or track " on which they run." The belt, when not subjected to pressure, is of less breadth than the tire, which is made much...
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Modern cycles: a practical handbook on their construction and repair

Alexander James Wallis-Tayler - Bicycles - 1897 - 404 pages
...material, such as caoutchouc or gutta percha, and inflating it with air, whereby the wheels will in every part of their revolution present a cushion of air to the ground or rail or track on which they run. Figure l is a side view of a wheel of this description, shewn partly in section. The tire and...
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Of Bicycles, Bakelites, and Bulbs: Toward a Theory of Sociotechnical Change

Wiebe E. Bijker - Philosophy - 1997 - 380 pages
...material, such as caoutchouc or gutta percha, and inflating it with air, whereby the wheels will in every part of their revolution present a cushion of air to the ground or trail or track on which they run" (ibid.). One of the ways, specified by Thomson in his patent, to...
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The Michelin Men: Driving an Empire

Herbert Lottman - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 310 pages
...the time as air-filled rubber belts permitting 'the wheels ... at every part of their revolution [to] present a cushion of air to the ground, or rail, or track on which they run'. Further, some of Thomson's aerial wheels were actually produced in his time, tried out on horse-drawn...
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Journal of the Franklin Institute, Volume 46

Meteorology - 1848
...such as sulphurized caoutchouc or gutta percha, and inflating it with air, whereby the wheels, will in every part of their revolution, present a cushion...air to the ground, or rail, or track, on which they run." Claim. " What I claim is, first : the application of elastic bearings round the tire of carriage...
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