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John Kay (17 June 1704 – c. 1779) was the inventor of the flying shuttle, which was a key contribution to the Industrial Revolution. He is often confused with his ...

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flying shuttle: Machine that represented an important step toward automatic weaving. It was invented by John Kay in 1733. In previous looms, the shuttle was  ...

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John Kay: English machinist and engineer, inventor of the flying shuttle, which was an important step toward automatic weaving. The son of a woolen ...

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Apr 13, 2017 ... In 1733, John Kay invented the flying shuttle, an improvement to looms that enabled weavers to weave faster and contributed to the Industrial ...

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Dec 29, 2011 ... John Kay, inventor of the 'Flying Shuttle', held in his hands, the first flutterings of what would become, the Industrial Revolution. John Kay was a ...

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The Industrial Revolution. John Kay and the Flying Shuttle. Before the invention of the flying shuttle by John Kay in 1733, it was only possible for cloth to be ...

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In 1733 John Kay patented his flying shuttle that dramatically increased the speed of ... In that year Robert Kay, of Bury, son of John Kay, invented the drop- box, ...

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His invention of the 'Fly Shuttle' or 'Flying Shuttle' made John Kay one of the founders of the Industrial Revolution, and put him in the history books alongside ...

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John Kay, 1704–64, English inventor. He patented (1733) the fly shuttle, operated by pulling a cord that drove the shuttle to either side, freeing one hand of the ...