Porcelain Insulators

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Electrical World

New York, NY, United States
vol. 3, no. 14, p. 111, col. 2


Porcelain Insulators.


BY J. F. KELLY.

I noticed in a recent issue of your admirable publication a few of the results of M. Poussereau's experiments on insulators; and, on reading his figure for porcelain, was reminded of a question which often before occurred to me, i. e.: why are not insulators of this material more generally used in this country? Throughout Europe they are almost exclusively employed, and are found, it is said, to be superior to those of glass. One of those now used in England, known as the Lewis Self-Binding Insulator, would seem to merit more than passing attention. Its construction will be best understood by