Re: Grease ZERK or ZIRC? fin

Subject: Re: Grease ZERK or ZIRC? fin
From: Beth Friedman <bjf -at- WAVEFRONT -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 28 May 1999 11:15:22 -0500

> From: John Jeuken [SMTP:John -dot- Jeuken -at- ASML -dot- NL]
> Sent: Thursday, May 27, 1999 10:24 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Grease ZERK or ZIRC? fin
>
> The term 'zerk' or 'zirc' is an abbreviation of zirconium, used
>in
> the metal alloy of which the 'grease nippels' were made.
>
> JJ
>
> > I think Zerk was a man, or at least a person, who invented the
> > gadget. Don't we all say "kiloHERTZ" in honor of Hertzholm?

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz. No "holm," unless a name change was involved.

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Beth Friedman
bjf -at- wavefront -dot- com


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