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Encyclopedia > Petromax
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A petromax lantern

Petromax lamp or lantern is an age old model of lamp delivering bright powerful light using kerosene as fuel. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Russian wick kerosene lamp. ... Russian kerosene lamp Kerosene or paraffin oil (British English, not to be confused with the waxy solid also called paraffin wax or just paraffin) is a colorless flammable hydrocarbon liquid. ...

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Another model of a petromax lantern

See also

Lighting and Lamps
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Incandescent: Conventional - Halogen - Parabolic aluminized reflector (PAR) Compact fluorescent lightbulb
Fluorescent: Compact fluorescent (CFL) - Linear fluorescent - Induction lamp
Gas discharge:  High-intensity discharge (HID) - Mercury-vapor - Metal-halide - Neon - Sodium vapor
Electric arc: Arc lamp - HMI - Xenon arc - Yablochkov candle
Combustion: Acetylene/Carbide - Candle - Gas lighting - Kerosene lamp - Limelight - Oil lamp - Safety lamp - Petromax
Other types: Sulfur lamp - Light-emitting diode (LED) - Fiber optics - Plasma

 
 

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