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" ... sufficient protection for an ordinary building against any thunder-storm in this climate. The copper wire may be built into the wall to prevent theft, but it should be connected to any outside metal, such as lead or zinc on the roof, and to metal... "
The Applications of Physical Forces - Page 543
by Amédée Guillemin - 1877 - 741 pages
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The Meteorological Magazine, Volumes 11-12

Meteorology - 1876
...over the roof and down the walls to that at the foundation. If there were water or gas pipes entering the building from without, these must be connected with the system of conducting wires, but if there were no such metallic connections with distant points, it. was not necessary...
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Van Nostrand's Eclectic Engineering Magazine, Volume 16

Engineering - 1877
...the roof and down the walls to the wire at the foundation. If there were water or gas pipes entering the building from without, these must be connected with the system of conducting wires, but if there were no such metallic connections with distant points, it \va8 not necessary...
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Lightning Rod Conference: Report of the Delegates from the Following ...

George James Symons - Lightning conductors - 1882 - 280 pages
...thunder-storm in this climate. The copper wire may be built into the wall to prevent theft, but it should be connected to any outside metal, such as...facilitate the escape of the electricity into the earth. It is desirable, however, to provide for the safety not only of the building itself, but of the system...
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Lightning Rod Conference: Report of the Delegates from the Following ...

George James Symons - Lightning conductors - 1882 - 280 pages
...lead or zinc on the roof, and to metal rain-water pipes. In the case of a powder-mill, it might he advisable to make the network closer by carrying one...facilitate the escape of the electricity into the earth. It is desirable, however, to provide for the safety not only of the building itself, but of the system...
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Lightning Rod Conference: Report of the Delegates from the Following ...

George James Symons - Lightning conductors - 1882 - 280 pages
...thunder-storm in this climate. The copper wire may be built into the wall to prevent theft, but it should be connected to any outside metal, such as...facilitate the escape of the electricity into the earth. It is desirable, however, to provide for the safety not only of the building itself, but of the system...
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Agricultural Students Gazette

Studenys At The College Cirencester - 1876
...over the roof and down the walls to the wire at the foundation. If there are water pipes or gas pipes which enter the building from without, these must be connected with the system of conducting wires, but if there are no such metallic connections with distant points, it is not necessary...
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