Electric Lighting Specifications for the Use of Engineers and Architects

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W.J. Johnston Company, 1892 - 176 стор.

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Сторінка 131 - It must be clearly understood that the size of the fuse depends upon the size of the smallest conductor it protects, and not upon the amount of current to be used on the circuit. Below is a table showing the...
Сторінка 135 - Transformers should not be placed inside of any buildings except central stations, and should not be attached to the outside walls of buildings, unless separated therefrom by substantial supports.
Сторінка 122 - Must be so spliced or joined as to be both mechanically and electrically secure without solder. The joints must then be soldered, to insure preservation, and covered with an insulation equal to that on the conductors.
Сторінка 134 - Must be so suspended that the entire weight of the socket and lamp will be borne by knots under the bushing in the socket, and above the point where the cord comes through the ceiling block or rosette, in order that the strain may be taken from the joints and binding screws.
Сторінка 138 - Must be capable of being disconnected at the power plant, or of being divided into sections, so that in case of fire on the railway route, the current may be shut off from the particular section and not interfere with the work of the firemen. This rule also applies to feeders.
Сторінка 134 - The wires used with the fixtures must have a non-inflammable insulation, or, where concealed between the pipe and shell of the fixture, the insulation must be such as required for fixture wiring for the electric light. c. The whole installation must test free from "grounds.
Сторінка 132 - MOTORS — a. Must be wired under the same precautions as with a current of same volume and potential for lighting. The motor and resistance box must be protected by a double-pole cut-out and controlled by a double-pole switch, except in cases where one-quarter horse-power or less is used. The...
Сторінка 122 - Must be so placed that moisture cannot form a cross connection between them, not less than a foot apart, and not in contact with any substance other than their insulating supports.
Сторінка 129 - The object of a tube or conduit is to facilitate the insertion or extraction of the conductors to protect them from mechanical injury and, as far as possible, from moisture.
Сторінка 133 - No combination fixture in which the conductors are concealed in a space less than one-fourth inch between the inside pipe and the outside casing will be approved. h. Each fixture must be tested for "contacts...

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