Roger's lightning rod insulator patent

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Scientific American

New York, NY, United States
vol. 14, no. 9, p. 66-67, col. 2,1

Patent Claims


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METHOD OF INSULATING AND SUPPORTING LIGHTNING RODS - Elkanah C. Rogers, of Boston, Mass. : I claim making the insulator cap, c, with the adjustable or turning loop, a, applied to it, and arranged so as to operate substantially as described.

I also claim combining with the rod or conductor an adjustable rest, G, applied to it and the insulator cap, substantially in the manner and so as to operate as specified.

I also claim combining with or arranging in the cap, c, of the insulator, and with respect to the insulating material an annulus or ring, L, applied substantially in the manner and for the purpose set forth.


Keywords:Lightning Rod Insulator : Rogers
Researcher notes: 
Supplemental information: Patent: 21,905
Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:February 1, 2010 by: David Wiecek;