Reference numberRBO/6/35
Alternative reference numberRBO.6.187
TitleDr Papin's Experiment about softening the Box and Lignum Vitae in the Digesting Engine
Date2 July 1684
DescriptionDigesting Engine was filled with water, the box wood inserted and heated; same experiment carried out with the machine and 'lignum vitae' wood on 9 July 1684
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Related materialSee 'Denis Papin' in 'Notes and Records' vol 5, no 1, pp 47-50
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5721Papin; Denis (1647 - 1713); natural philosopher and inventor1647 - 1713
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