Category:Argand lamps

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Argand lamp 
Type of oil lamp
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Quinqué (es); アルガン灯 (ja); quinquet (fr); Lampada Argand (it); Argandlampa (sv); Kinkiet (pl); Аргандова лампа (uk); Argandse lamp (nl); Аргандова лампа (ru); quinqué (ca); Argandlampe (de); Lâmpada de Argand (pt); Argand lamp (en); Argand-lamppu (fi); Argandova lampa (cs); ஆர்கண்ட் விளக்கு (ta) Type of oil lamp (en) Quinque (es); Argandbrenner, Argandsche Lampe (de); Lâmpada Argand (pt); Астральные лампы, Астральная лампа, Лампа Арганда, Аргандовы лампы, Аргандова горелка (ru); lampe à huile d'Argand (fr); argandka, argandská lampa (cs); Argand-lamp (nl)

The Argand lamp is a home lighting oil lamp producing a light output of 6 to 10 candela which was invented and patented in 1780 by Aimé Argand. Aside from the improved brightness, the more complete combustion of the wick and oil required much less frequent snuffing (trimming) of the wick.


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