Temperley transporter

A Temperley transporter is an early form of overhead crane invented by John Ridley Temperley in 1892.[1] They were manufactured by the Temperley Transporter Company of London.[2]

A photograph of a transporter circa 1904.
Schematic of a later design for hauling heavy loads fitted with a scooping grab.

Relevant patentsEdit

  • GB0021170 issued in the United Kingdom in 1892
  • US 615370, Temperley, Joseph, "Means For Supporting Ropes of Elevated Carriers", issued Dec 6, 1898 
  • US 637182, Temperley, Joseph & John Ridley Temperley, "Apparatus for Dumping, Depositing, or Releasing Loads Suspended From Cranes, &c.", issued Nov 14, 1899 
  • US 883841, Temperley, Joseph; John Ridley Temperley & William Alexander, "Transporting Appliance And The Like", issued Apr 7, 1908 
  • US 887873, Temperley, Joseph; John Ridley Temperley & William Alexander, "Cable Transporter", issued May 19, 1908 
  • US 894,083, Temperley, Joseph; John Ridley Temperley & William Alexander, "Apparatus for Raising, Lowering, and Conveying or Transporting Loads", issued Jul 21, 1908 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Claude William Hill (1911). "Electric crane construction". Nature. C. Griffin and Company, Ltd. 87 (2187): 33. Bibcode:1911Natur..87..411K. doi:10.1038/087411b0.
  2. ^ Edward Charles Robert Marks (1904). "The construction of cranes and other lifting machinery". The Technical Publishing Company, Ltd.: 244. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)