Difference between revisions of "Kerite"

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== Resources and Citations ==
 
== Resources and Citations ==
  
* Kerite: [https://www.marmonutility.com/PumpCable.aspx History]
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* Kerite: [https://connecticutmills.org/find/details/the-kerite-co#:~:text=The%20origins%20of%20the%20Kerite%20Insulated%20Wire%20and,manufacturer%20and%20New%20Haven%2C%20Connecticut%20native%2C%20Charles%20Goodyear. History]
  
 
* 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

Revision as of 13:22, 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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