Portfolio Tag: Gilkes & Gordon Double Vortex Turbine 1880

Gilbert, Gilkes & Gordon Double Vortex Turbine 1880

Gilbert, Gilkes & Gordon Ltd (formerly Williamson Bros) of Kendal. A rare example of a double-vortex turbine design patented by James Thompson in 1850. Originally installed at the Bryanston Estate near Blandford, Dorset, where it drove a 1.8 metre (6 foot) diameter circular saw in the estate saw mill. Peripheral inlet; double-axial discharge. Quad guide-vane…
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