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1942 - steel-clad rotary converter will supply 5,440 kilowatts of direct current electricity - enough to drive a train

ROTARY CONVERTER

CD 1966077 E&MP33.005

Electric Power

March 16, 1942

As big as a house, this steel-clad rotary converter will supply 5,440 kilowatts of direct current electricity - enough to drive a train - to increase production of an important element of aviation gasoline. The metal housing will protect the machine from chemical fumes. 


Original Caption by Science Service
Westinghouse



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