49.3 MB (1.9 MB compressed)
3591 x 4796 pixels
30.5 x 40.6 cm ⏐ 12.0 x 16.0 in (300dpi)
MARK SYKES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARK SYKES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Editorial use only.
Cigarette lighter. Simulated X-ray of a cigarette lighter. The hinged lid of the lighter is slightly open. The main body of the lighter contains a canister of lighter fuel. A wick draws the fluid up the nozzle (centre), where it vaporizes. The gas is ignited by a spark created by rubbing the wheel (centre right) on a flint. The protective grille around the nozzle helps the lighter to stay alight even in windy conditions.
Model release not required. Property release not required.