Water Meter [Venturi]

George Kent Limited, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
George Kent Limited, Manufacturer
Description
Water meter "Venturi" made by George Kent Limited, London. On the front panel is the meter and a clock with a hollow dial and Roman numerals on the perimeter set against a white background. One revolution of the pointer indicates a flow of 100,000 gallons. On one side is a heavy rotating brass cylinder whilst on the other is a light green and white, square-lined graph paper rolled over a metal drum. This graph paper indicates the rate of flow in gallons per hour. At the bottom of the graph paper, are the days of the week from Monday to Sunday. Below the graph drum is a steel cable coiled over a grooved steel drum with a guide pulley in the centre of a rod. The cable end is frayed and broken off.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Steel
Processed Material/Paper
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
"VENTURI" WATER METER Geo. Kent Ltd. London Printed
NIHOTUPU DAM Printed
DIAGRAM NO. V.3800.A. Serial Number
Accession No
2006.37
Credit Line
George Kent Limited. Water Meter [Venturi], 2006.37. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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