Convention Volume 38, PT. 4

Convention Volume 38, PT. 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... well afford to put the soft pedal on this subject. I am a representative of a combination company, and my experience is that all the exploiting of electrical industrial appliances that we have done is not hurting our gas industrial appliances one bit, in fact, we believe it is helping it. I am convinced that the more you push one side of your business, the more you build up; the other side. This industrial appliance proposition is very important. I want to second as strongly as I can the suggestion that the industrial appliance proposition be continued into future years, because I believe we are just on the threshold of that promising part of our business. Mr. Henry O. Loebell, New York City: I do not believe that in the history of the central station an opportunity has ever been at hand as great as the opportunity that presents itself before us now in the development of industrial heating appliances. The possibilities are greater than those that confronted us when the first motor was developed, ' or the first lamp was developed. My statement is not prompted by optimistic views, and it is not prompted by enthusiasm without proper backing. It is a view based absolutely upon engineering knowledge from actual experience. There are probably three particular points of view, one, that of the central station, another of the customer and the third of the engineer who has the problems to solve. To the central station the industrial heating business is an ideal load. In a majority of cases close to 100 per cent and never less than 50 per cent of the load-factor is used. Now is the psychological moment to do the development work along that line. I do not refer to that class of the industrial business that is today monopolized by the gas industry, or...show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 290g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973445
  • 9781236973443