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Quartz-arc halogen lamp, ca. 1980

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Quartz-arc halogen lamp, ca. 1980

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Metal halide lamps became commercially viable in the 1960s, developed to produce more light than incandescent bulbs.

Metal halide lamps are used in light industrial buildings, sports stadiums, and street lighting, among other uses.

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  • Title: Quartz-arc halogen lamp, ca. 1980
  • Creator: North American Phillips Corp.
  • Creation Date: circa 1980
  • Subject Date: circa 1980
  • Media: Glass, metal
  • Local Code: 2004.090.3267
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Company collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Central Maine Power Company
Light bulbs
Metal halides

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Halogen lamps

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