Carbide Light (VIDEO)

Posted in VIDEO       27 Sep 2022       1920       6



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Elbertson 1 year ago
I always wondered how they worked. Very cool and simple. I wouldn't want be using one in a mine if they hit a methane pocket though.
       
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Lea 1 year ago
Elbertson,

For that they had fine meshed copper cages around the lamp, wich apparently cooled the initial flame down immediatly. It just made 'plopp' and went out.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safety_lamp
       
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Rose 1 year ago
I haven't seen one of those in years. They are useful when there is no electricity or batteries, but do seem dangerous in a mine with coal dust.
       
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Carm 1 year ago
Rose,Dust explosions are fascinating.
       
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Caleb 1 year ago
Cars used to use big ones as headlights. The flame was behind glass and protected from the wind and rain.
       
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Olph 1 year ago
and here we are, using carbide to blow up milk-churns
       
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