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High Pressure Sodium Lamp

High Pressure Sodium Lamp

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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
Credit Line
from Daniel A. Larson
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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