Principles of Operation

Of the Thompson Type-Caster

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These Notebooks are filed under Thompson maintenance because they deal with the machine's principles of operation at a level appropriate for maintenance, rather than that appropriate for ordinary operation (not that it isn't useful for an operator to understand the machine in full detail, of course).

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Drive Train (US)

The power or drive-train of Lanston Monotype Machine Company (that is, American) Thompson Type-Casters. Includes the variable speed drive and the two-speed gearbox with clutch shifter for low and high speed ranges. The treatment is largely schematic.


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