Experimental Arc Lamp Components

Description (Brief)
Components used to make mini-arc lamps. Includes tungsten electrode assemblies and molybdenum foil material.
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp components
date made
ca 1965
Fridrich, Elmer G.
foil strips: 3 1/2 in x 1/8 in x in; 8.89 cm x .3175 cm x .0254 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
from Elmer G. Fridrich

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