Origin of scape wheel
Examples from the Web for scape wheel
It will be observed that the teeth of the scape-wheel have their points set the opposite way Dead escapements.
A pendulum is driven by the scape-wheel A, and pallets B B in the usual way.
With a common anchor escapement the scape-wheel can be driven round by wagging the anchor to and fro.
The centre wheel drives the “second wheel” D by its pinion d, and that again drives the scape-wheel E by its pinion e.
This escapement is chiefly designed for turret clocks with heavy dial-work requiring much power on the scape-wheel.Time and Time-Tellers|James W. Benson