High Pressure Sodium Lamp

Description (Brief)
"Ceramalux" high pressure sodium lamp. The clear arc tube transmits more light than regular sodium lamps.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp
date made
ca 1970
maker
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Physical Description
mercury (overall material)
sapphire (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24.25 cm x 5.75 cm; 9 9/16 in x 2 1/4 in
ID Number
2001.0084.05
accession number
2001.0084
catalog number
2001.0084.05
subject
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 Daniel A. Larson
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