Linotype Assembly

Diagram of Linotype Assembly Mechanism

These Linotype diagrams are in three sections:
Assembly
Casting
Distribution

FEATURES of the Linotype Assembly Mechanism taken from "Linotype Leadership" published in 1930 by the Mergenthaler Linotype Company.

1 - Swinging Keyboard
2 - Removable Keyboard cams
3 - Single Power-Driven Keyboard
4 - Keyoard Lock
5 - Escapement
6 - Die-Cut Cams and One-Piece Yoke
7 - Keyboard Rubber Roll
8 - Complete Bank of Key Bars Removable as a Unit
9 - Assembler Front
10 - Assembler Entrance Cover
11 - Geared Assembler Drive
12 - Offset Assembling Elevator
13 - Endless Matrix Delivery Belt
14 - Assembler with Quick-Removable Star Wheel
15 - Rapid Change of Measure
16 - Line Delivery Carriage
17 - Assembler Slide Roller Bearing
18 - Assembling Elevator
19 - Adjustable Spaceband Key
20 - Linotype Spaceband and Slide
21 - Four Thicknesses of Spacebands


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