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 126 - left between conductors and pipes in crossing, and the former must be run in such a way that they cannot come in contact with the pipe accidentally. Wires should be run over all pipes upon which condensed moisture is likely to gather, or which by leakage might cause trouble on a circuit.
Сторінка 127 - be covered with moisture-proof material. 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. Twin tube conductors must not be separated from each other by rubber or similar material, but by cotton or other readily
Сторінка 119 - between them, not less than a foot apart and not in contact with any substance other than proper insulating supports. 4. At least seven feet above the highest point of flat roofs and at least one foot above the ridge of pitched roofs over which they pass or to which they are attached. must be
Сторінка 132 - where the cord comes through the ceiling block or rosette, in order that the strain may be taken from the joints and binding screws. All sockets used for wire or cord pendants should have openings at least equal to one-quarter inch
Сторінка 116 - in Isolated Plants, Connected With or Detached from Buildings Used for Other Purposes. Also to all Varieties of Apparatus, of both High and Low Potential. GENERATORS OR MOTORS—Must be : 1. Located in a dry place. 2. Insulated on floors or base frames, which must be kept filled to prevent absorption of moisture, and also kept clean and dry.
Сторінка 130 - handle. 4. Have carrying capacity sufficient to prevent heating above the surrounding atmosphere. 5. Be placed in dry accessible places, and be grouped as far as possible, being mounted, when practicable, upon slate or equally indestructible back boards.
Сторінка 132 - concealed between the pipe and shell of the fixture the insulation must be such as is required for fixture wiring for the electric light. 3. The whole installation must test free from "grounds." 4. The two installations must test perfectly free of connection with each other.
Сторінка 127 - be: 2. Placed at every point where a change is made in the size of wires (unless the cut-out in the larger wire will protect the smaller.)
Сторінка 164 - at every point where a change is made in the size of the wire (unless the cut-out in the larger wire is intended to protect the smaller).
Сторінка 129 - 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 safe carrying capacity of conductors of different sizes in Birmingham, Brown &

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