Gustaf de Laval was born at Orsa in Dalarna in the Swedish de Laval Huguenot family (immigrated 1622 - Claude de Laval, soldier - knighted de Laval 1647). Continue reading
In 1878, Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval, a scientist, engineer, and inventor, invented the mechanical cream separator, while working with the Klosters-Bruck Steel Works. Continue reading
Cultivation of the mighty Tomato started in Mexico and not Italy as some would expect (as they make spigettie sauce). Continue reading
In what is now the state of Florida, USA, Odette Philippe, a French military surgeon, established a grapefruit plantation in 1809. Continue reading
Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading
James A. Bonsack in 1881, patented in the USA, his Cigarette-rolling machine. Continue reading
Christopher Columbus initiated Orange Cultivation by introducing orange seeds from the Canary Islands to the Islands of Hispaniola (now Haiti and Dominican Republic) in 1493 during his second voyage. Continue reading
John Newcomb, John Finch, and James Butler, 3 awesome inventors from England. In 1686, Created wooden frame held a large wire screen or sieve that shook and separated grain from chaff. where there is a will there is a way of doing things better and more efficient.
- Sieve – Wikipedia
A sieve, or sifter, is a device for separating wanted elements from unwanted material or for characterizing the particle size distribution of a sample, typically using a woven screen such as a mesh or net or metal.
- Sifting through the options | World Grain
In the daily operation of the milling process, how often do you consider the efficiency of the sieving material in your sifter? Why did you choose the sieving material that you are using?
- History of Milling Part II | World Grain
The history of milling technology has been one of continuous innovation in pursuit of technical and commercial improvement. Significant changes have occurred from time to time, but even between technological advances, seldom has there been stagnation.
- Artifacts Found in Early American Mills, making it look more like a real …
The wooden Bottle Weights are missing from the Lighter Staffs along with the meal bins in front of the Millstone Chutes. Gone also are the Twist Pegs and Crock Strings that controls the adjustment height of the shoe that regulates the grain being fed into the millstones.
- SWECO, manufacturer of industrial screens and sifting equipment
SWECO is the world leader in particle separation and size reduction solutions offering a full line of separation and grinding equipment as well as screen innovations prescribed for all markets.
Friar Tomas de Berlanga (later Bishop of Panama) imported banana specimens from the Canary Islands in 1516 Continue reading
Robert Ransome was born in Wells, Norfolk, son of Richard Ransome, a schoolmaster. His grandfather, Richard Ransome, was a miller of North Walsham, Norfolk, and an early Quaker who suffered frequent imprisonment while on preaching journeys in various parts of England, Ireland, and Holland; he died in Bristol in 1716. Continue reading