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Needle Eye Polishing Machine (1839)

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The interactive animation shows a WebGL model of a device for removing sharp burrs on the eyes of sewing needles caused from the manufacturing process.
This needle eye polishing machine goes back to an English invention of Newton & Berry and was applied for a patent by the Berlin industrialist Schaft in Prussia.


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Images: Needle Eye Polishing Machine patent (1839), symbolic image
Mechanisms: Needle Eye Polishing Machine
Interactive animations: Selection of 15 interactive Animations showing historical patents
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Persons creator: Henkel, Veit
creator: Döring, Ulf
inventor: Newton & Berry
Time of creation 2014