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Lighting Trades Limited

Lighting Trades Limited
77-79 Farringdon Road
London
England
Lighting Trades Limited and the Welsbach Light Company Limited
51/55 Garratt Lane
London SW18
England


The firm are exhibiting lanterns fitted with their Welflex artificial silk street lighting mantles. "These mantles are manufactured from the finest artifical silk and the high candle power obtained from them is maintained constantly throughout their life. It is possible with these mantles burning from dusk to dawn all through the year to obtain an average as low as 2.5 mantles per nozzle per annum." - APLE Conference Programe 1937


They were showing their ranges of gas mantles, including the Welsbach, Zeimar, Ironclad and Plaisetty for both low and high pressure gas lighting. Their works has the highest annual output in the world of gas mantles. (They also exhibited special mantles developed for war use which "dimmed" the output of lighthouses.) A RENOWN Copper Suspension Lamp and RENOWN Square Street Lantern along with Street Lighting Conversion Sets were being exhibited. - APLE Conference Programe 1945


References:
The Illuminating Engineer 1928
APLE Conference Programme Folkestone 1937
APLE Conference Programme Glasgow 1945


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