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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
[Kerite Co] Trademark for a hard rubber-like material developed in 1867 to insulate wires. Kerite was composed of tar vulcanized with [[sulfur]] and compounded with oxidized [[linseed oil]]. It was used for electric wire insulation and as a substitute for [[rubber, natural|rubber]].
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[Kerite Co] Trademark for a hard rubber-like material developed in 1867 to insulate wires. Kerite was composed of tar vulcanized with [[sulfur]] and compounded with oxidized [[linseed oil]]. It was used for electric wire insulation as a substitute for [[rubber|rubber]
  
== Additional Information ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
Kerite: [http://www.kerite.com/webpages/history.asp History]
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* Kerite: [http://www.kerite.com/webpages/history.asp History]
 
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
 
  
 
* Thomas Gregory, ''The Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
 
* Thomas Gregory, ''The Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
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* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996  Comment: used before 1920
 
* ''Dictionary of Building Preservation'', Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996  Comment: used before 1920
  
* Product Information  Comment: M.Cook, M.Ferro, "Electric Lighting and Wiring in Historic American Buildings" Technology & Conservation, 1/83, p. 28-48.
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* M.Cook, M.Ferro, "Electric Lighting and Wiring in Historic American Buildings" Technology & Conservation, 1/83, p. 28-48.
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

Revision as of 12:20, 5 August 2020

Description

[Kerite Co] Trademark for a hard rubber-like material developed in 1867 to insulate wires. Kerite was composed of tar vulcanized with Sulfur and compounded with oxidized Linseed oil. It was used for electric wire insulation as a substitute for [[rubber|rubber]

Resources and Citations

  • Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 675; developed 1867
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996 Comment: used before 1920
  • M.Cook, M.Ferro, "Electric Lighting and Wiring in Historic American Buildings" Technology & Conservation, 1/83, p. 28-48.

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