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Image from page 1227 of "Electrical world" (1883)

Identifier: electricalworld43newy

Title: Electrical world

Year: 1883 (1880s)


Subjects: Electrical engineering

Publisher: [New York McGraw-Hill Pub. Co., etc.]

Contributing Library: Engineering - University of Toronto

Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto


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and reflectorsmanufactured by this company. The entrances from the side aislesare through two Grecian porches, the ceilings of which are studdedwith electric lights in different colors. The center room of the interior is divided in two portions, showingtwo dining-rooms, which will be fitted identically, as far as furnish-ings and fixtures arc concerned, but in one case Holophane globeswill be used and in the other ordinary globes, so that a person can seeat a glance, by looking at the two rooms, the difference in illumina-tion. On each side of this room there is another apartment, suitablydivided to show 12 dark rooms, in which there will be an opportunityto compare the different forms of Holophane globes and Pagoda Glass Company, the Illumitiating Appliance Company and the V. R.Lansingh Company. A notable feature in the booth of the Heinze Electric Companyis an induction coil capable of giving a 40-in. spark. Smaller coilsfor 30, 20 and 12-in. spark machines are also operating. A new


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FIG. 8.—BOOTH OF HEINZE ELECTRIC COMPANY. form of mechanical interrupter giving a maximum secondary dis-charge with a minimum primary current is especially adaptable forX-ray apparatus. There are a number of tubes capable of carryingheavy discharges necessary to make instantaneous radiographs, someof which have been taken in a fraction of a second. In the Court of the Electricity Building, the Missouri ElectraWater Purifier Company is exhibiting the Kune process of purify-ing water by electricity for commercial purposes. The electricpurifier has a capacity of 500 gallons of purified water per day, thepower consumption being 30 amp. at 15 volts. The apparatus con-sists of a purifier, generator, switchboard, a precipitating tank and


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Taken circa 1883