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ARC RESEARCH

E&MP13.011

Electric Arcs

about 1938-39

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Photo of Dr. C. G. Suits with apparatus for quenching flaming arcs in high-pressure chamber.

(text filed under QC Pressure. Science Service Photo Neg. 2181)

REFERENCE SIMILARITIES 13.001 thru 13.011

Research was undertaken to find more efficient means to quench electric arcs in large oil circuit breakers or switches. 

Original Caption by Science Service
Westinghouse



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