Lamps equipped with containers for calcium carbide, a reservoir of water with a controlled drip, and a nozzle or burner for the combustion of the acetylene gas produced by bringing the water into contact with the calcium carbide; also lamps with acetylene burners connected to a central source of acetylene.

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20544

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Lamps equipped with containers for calcium carbide, a reservoir of water with a controlled drip, and a nozzle or burner for the combustion of the acetylene gas produced by bringing the water into contact with the calcium carbide; also lamps with acetylene burners connected to a central source of acetylene.

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Title
Acetylene Lamps
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021