Tungsten Lamp with Reflective Coating

Description (Brief)
GE tungsten lamp tested by the Department of Energy. An infrared-reflecting coat raised the filament temperature.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1985
General Electric Company
Physical Description
glass (part material)
tungsten (part material)
aluminium (part material)
overall: 5 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession 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 the United States Department of Energy, thru Dr. Lee Anderson
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