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SECOND
COMPONENTS
PRECISION
STANDARDIZED
TIME
GAGES
BROOKLANDS
AMERICAN INDUSTRY
PISTON-CYLINDER UNITS
FIRST FIREARMS
TRULY INTERCHANGEABLE PARTS
MUSKETS
IDEA
HARPERS FERRY
MANUFACTURE
INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
COTTON GIN
MILITARY HISTORY
REPLACEMENT
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
UBIQUITOUS
COMMON SET
MASS PRODUCTION
MANUFACTURING
MANUFACTURING PROCESS
ASSEMBLY LINE
ELI WHITNEY
INTERCHANGEABLE PARTS
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Definitions

  1. Interchangeable parts are parts that are for practical purposes identical. (Web site)
  2. Interchangeable parts are components of any device designed to specifications which insure that they will fit within any device of the same type. (Web site)
  3. The idea of interchangeable parts was introduced to American gun manufacturing by Eli Whitney (1765-1825) in 1798. (Web site)
  4. Interchangeable parts are parts that are, for practical purposes, identical.
  5. Interchangeable parts are perhaps one of the greatest and least-discussed engineering inventions.

Second

  1. Second, find out what the interchangeable parts are made of and how they are inserted or attached.

Components

  1. Interchangeable parts: In mechanical engineering, the ability to select components for assembly at random and fit them together within proper tolerances. (Web site)

Precision

  1. Leland retired, his name overshadowed by those of individuals to whom he had taught the importance of precision and interchangeable parts. (Web site)

Standardized

  1. Instead, mass-produced goods are standardized by means of precision-manufactured, interchangeable parts. (Web site)

Time

  1. The charade was only useful in order to gain more time and resources into the project but not to create interchangeable parts.

Gages

  1. He promoted interchangeable parts and the adoption of standard system of gages for the United States and Europe. (Web site)

Brooklands

  1. Cadillac's demonstration at Brooklands in 1908 proved the practicality of precision manufacturing and interchangeable parts to the world. (Web site)

American Industry

  1. The standardization of interchangeable parts was a major contribution to the development of American industry. (Web site)

Piston-Cylinder Units

  1. On the other hand, dispensers in which each of the piston-cylinder units designed as interchangeable parts has its own intake spring are possible. (Web site)

First Firearms

  1. By around 1778, Honoré Blanc began producing some of the first firearms with interchangeable parts.

Truly Interchangeable Parts

  1. Making guns with truly interchangeable parts was very hard to do. (Web site)
  2. He was never able to produce the precision necessary for truly interchangeable parts, but he promoted the idea intensely. (Web site)
  3. The first American use of truly interchangeable parts had occurred in the military, nearly three-quarters of a century before the test at Brooklands. (Web site)

Muskets

  1. The muskets his workmen made by methods comparable to those of modern mass industrial production were the first to have standardized, interchangeable parts. (Web site)

Idea

  1. Whitney has often been incorrectly credited with inventing the idea of interchangeable parts, which he championed for years as a maker of muskets. (Web site)
  2. Though Whitney is popularly credited with the invention of a musket that could be manufactured with interchangeable parts, the idea predated him. (Web site)

Harpers Ferry

  1. Additionally, it was the first weapon made at both the Harpers Ferry and Springfield Armory with completely interchangeable parts.
  2. First U.S. weapon made at the Harpers Ferry and Springfield Armories with fully interchangeable parts. (Web site)

Manufacture

  1. The concept of interchangeable parts was used by Christopher Polhem in the manufacture of clock gears in Sweden at the beginning of the 1700s. (Web site)
  2. He spent the remainder of his career promoting the idea of interchangeable parts for the manufacture of firearms. (Web site)

Industrial Revolution

  1. With the development of interchangeable parts, the groundwork for mass manufacturing and distribution was laid, and the Industrial Revolution was born. (Web site)

Cotton Gin

  1. Whitney, Eli Inventor of the Cotton Gin, progenitor of the interchangeable parts and the industrial revolution.

Military History

  1. The history of manufacturing in general, and interchangeable parts in particular, is closely tied to military history.

Replacement

  1. Whitney pioneered the replacement of hand-shaped piecework with industrial mass-production and interchangeable parts and was the first defense contractor.

American Civil War

  1. During the American Civil War the Springfield Armory started to mass produce guns, using interchangeable parts on a large scale. (Web site)

Ubiquitous

  1. We want ubiquitous, open Java, and interchangeable parts is a step in that direction.

Common Set

  1. The networking equivalent of interchangeable parts is a common set of network management protocols and information bases.

Mass Production

  1. The men who did achieve mass production using interchangeable parts were, however, Americans.
  2. The use of interchangeable parts to produce guns became the foundation of the machine tool industry and of mass production.
  3. The principle of interchangeable parts flourished and developed throughout the 19th century, and led to mass production in many industries.
  4. The standardized interchangeable parts of these cannons down to the nuts, bolts and screws made their mass production and repair much easier.

Manufacturing

  1. Whitney also adopted the concept of interchangeable parts in manufacturing. (Web site)
  2. The American System of manufacturing by interchangeable parts meant the establishment of working facilities for the entire manufacture.

Manufacturing Process

  1. Whitney, however, was never able to design a manufacturing process capable of producing guns with interchangeable parts. (Web site)
  2. Whitney was never able to design a manufacturing process capable of producing guns with interchangeable parts.

Assembly Line

  1. With the introduction of the assembly line at the beginning of the 20th century, interchangeable parts became ubiquitous elements of manufacturing. (Web site)

Eli Whitney

  1. Assisted by Eli Whitney, Jr., he advanced the development of interchangeable parts and the assembly line. (Web site)
  2. In 1803, Eli Whitney manufactured interchangeable parts for muskets as well. (Web site)
  3. Career inventions Interchangeable parts Main article: Interchangeable parts First contract of Eli Whitney as a firearms manufacturer, 1786. (Web site)

Interchangeable Parts

  1. An assembly line is a manufacturing process in which interchangeable parts are added to a product in a sequential manner to create an end product.
  2. Whitney invented the cotton gin and the idea of interchangeable parts. (Web site)
  3. Best known for creating the cotton gin, Eli Whitney also contributed to the development of the assembly line with his invention of interchangeable parts. (Web site)

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  1. Inventions > Inventors > American Inventors > Eli Whitney
  2. World > Countries > United States > Assembly Line
  3. Manufacturing Process
  4. Cotton Gin
  5. Information > Science > Industry > Mass Production
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