Arc Lamp Seal Assembly

Description (Brief):

Pre-pinch assembly for making tipless arc lamps. Molybdenum foil pressed into quartz tube.

Date Made: ca 1967

Maker: Fridrich, Elmer G.

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Electricity, Energy & Power, Electric Lamps


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from Elmer G. Fridrich

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0147.13Accession Number: 1996.0147Catalog Number: 1996.0147.13

Object Name: discharge lamp component

Measurements: overall: 1/2 in x 5/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 1.5875 cm x 13.97 cm


Record Id: nmah_750932

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