Publication: The Telegraphic Journal
THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION, 1862.
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6. Insulators for Land and Aerial Lines.
No change of importance has occurred in the construction of land lines since 1851. Iron wire of about No. 8, B.W.G. (1/6 inch diameter) is still generally adopted for the conductor in England; larger gauges, such as No. 4, or even No. 1, are adopted for direct transmission over lon