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Numéro d'artefact
1992.3035.002
Modèle
30T12 CW RS Cool White 4
Fabricant
General Electric
Lieu du fabricant
Canada
Date De Fabrication
1952
contexte Fonction
A device used to provide illumination by means of an electric current which excites mercury vapor in a glass tube, producing short-wave ultraviolet light that then creates fluorescence, producing visible light.
contexte technique
The Rapid start bulb started quickly and smoothly within one second after being turned on. The new design eliminated blinking and flickering of the light. Rapid Start bulbs were covered with a coating called Dri-Film that improved their illumination in humid conditions.
contexte Canada
An example of a lamp bulb made and used in Canada, part of a large and varied collection of over 7500 electrical items acquired and documented by Ontario Hydro in the 1960s. The collection was thought to be the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in Canada and was donated to the Canada Science and Technology Museum in 1992
Description
Glass tube coated with white phosphor/ metal parts/ synthetic parts
Nombres de pièces
2
Fini(s) de l'artefact
White tube/ metallic and black end caps
Marques sur l'artefact
Black lettering on glass reads 'GENERAL GE (logo) ELECTRIC/ F30T12 CW RS COOL WHITE/ RAPID START/ MADE IN CANADA' and '4'
Pièce(s) manquante(s)
Appears complete
Groupe 1
Technologie d'éclairage
Catégorie 1
Ampoules
Matériau(x)
bois;métal;synthétique