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1937 - flame of an electric arc


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Electric Arcs

January 29, 1937

Few sources of heat can rival the flame of an electric arc.

Here such an arc is being used in a ceramic furnace at the General Electric Company. 

Original Caption by Science Service
General Electric

National Museum of American History


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