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Object Name Instrument, Electrical
Title Shunt
Common Name Shunt
Catalog Number 1992.29.13
Creator Empro Mfg. Co.
Date ca. 1920
Material(s) Metal
Dimensions H-9.25 W-9 D-2.5 inches
Description This is a metal "L" shaped electric shunt, which allows electric currents to pass around another point in the circuit by creating a low resistance path.
Notes Used at Kieley Electric Co., Harlan, KY, 1930-78, business records in Manuscripts Collection of KHS Archives.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Empro Mfg. Co.
Subjects Electrical apparatus
Electrical apparatus industry
Electronic apparatus & appliances
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS