Mechanical-advantage demonstration with pulley block and weight.

Made:
1932 in South Kensington
maker:
Science Museum

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Group shot, front left to right, 1932-662 Pulley blocks, consisting of one double ash block and one treble ash block
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Group shot, front left to right, 1932-662 Pulley blocks, consisting of one double ash block and one treble ash block
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Group shot, front left to right, 1932-662 Pulley blocks, consisting of one double ash block and one treble ash block
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Group shot, front left to right, 1932-662 Pulley blocks, consisting of one double ash block and one treble ash block
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Moveable pulley, consisting of two single ash blocks with rope, one 14lb square weight with cushioning gear in guides, by Science Museum workshop, London, United Kingdom, 1932

Details

Category:
Children's Gallery
Object Number:
1932-661
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), perspex (plastic), pine (wood), polypropylene, steel (metal), zinc plate
type:
pulley block
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • component - object
  • weights
status:
Permanent collection

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