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1942 - a maze of tape-wound copper coils a workman is assembling a 2,500-kilowatt turbine generator

LAND POWER FOR NAVY'S AIR ARM

CD 2478013 E&MP10.035

Dynamos

Sept. 15, 1942

Surrounded by a maze of tape-wound copper coils, this Westinghouse workman is assembling a 2,500-kilowatt turbine generator which will produce electric power for a U.S. Naval Air Station.

In the completed machine, a metal shaft or rotor will whirl at a speed of 3,600 revolutions a minute to generate electricity in these coils. 


Original Caption by Science Service
Westinghouse



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