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This want undoubtedly led to the invention of the detent escapement.Watch and Clock Escapements|Anonymous
This arm striking against the ratchet detent releases the balance weight, and the belt is at once brought on to the loose pulley.
The arm, I, has a notched disk which is engaged by a spring detent which holds the frame at any desired inclination.
Some very good judges esteem the economical importance of the steam-detent as equal to that of the condenser.
Each pin as it passes raises an impulse arm CD which is hooked upon a detent K.