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From the book "Chemical Technology, Part II" 1895.*%22++ebook+1895&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Ug1LU6_2HKatsASFk4C4Dg&ved=0CEkQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q&f=false. Read pages 286 - 291. Not all you read today from so-called kerosene lamp "experts" is correct. Written during the greatest period of lamp development. It dispels some of the modern dogma concerning Kerosene lighting. I found the interesting parts to be wick construction, flash point of fuels and lamp explosions.
I even had the book reprinted by the Espresso machine at the Harvard Book Store to keep as a handy reference. Inexpensive and excellent quality. Available here:

Greg Hall
Tech Editor Productions



(Hiding in my Kerosene Lab @ Tech Editor Productions)

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