Hubert Duca Blacksmith Shop :
Title:
Babbitt ingot
Catalog Number:
2010.16.1
Notes:
Babbitt alloys were commonly used to make bearings in automobiles and industrial uses.
Description:
A babbitt ingot also known as bearing metal or "white metal." Contains the company motto, "Try Hoo-Hoo Babbitt & You'l Get the Habit."
Size:
H-1.2 W-1.6 L-9 inches
Inscription:
Hoo-Hoo Babbitt
Made:
More-Jones B & M Co., St. Louis, MO
Kid Tales:
Babbitt or "white metal" was used to make bearings on engines and metal shafts. On these long metal shafts pullies with flat belts were used to power drill presses, lathes, and other tools.
Subjects:
Metal work
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