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Electrical insulator, ca. 1930

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Electrical insulator, ca. 1930

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This insulator is coated with a composite material containing particles of mica, a mineral also used to insulate early toaster elements, fuses, and switches.

Electrical insulators keep electrical current from "leaking" out of wires.

Other Information


  • Title: Electrical insulator, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Media: Ceramic, composite materials
  • Local Code: 2004.090.4430
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Co.
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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Central Maine Power Company
Electrical apparatus

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