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  • 17), which actuate the movable slides, have heads divided into 100 parts, one revolution = 0.5 mm.; so that ten revolutions are = 5 mm., or = the interval between two adjacent reseau-lines, or = the interval between the sides of the " fixed square."
  • The different kinds of motive power used to actuate cranes - manual, steam, hydraulic, electric - give a further classification.
  • The currents actuate a ratchet-wheel mechanism at the receiving station, whereby the hand on a small dial is moved on letter by letter.
  • If long circuits were worked direct with ordinary instruments, high battery power would be required in order to send sufficient Single current to actuate the apparatus.
  • At regular intervals a rotating arm on the distributor connects the five keys of each keyboard to line, thus passing the signals to the distant station, where they pass through the distributor and certain relays which repeat the currents corresponding to the depressed keys and actuate electromagnets in the receivers.

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