Barktrometer for measuring the density of tanning liquor

Made:
1876 in Bermondsey
maker:
Dring and Fage

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Barktrometer in box, serial no 1115. Hydrometer, used by tanners when tanning leather, for ascertaining the density of bark liquor, made by Dring & Fage, London, 1876.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1876-553
Materials:
box: mahogany, gilt, slide-rule: ivory and boxwood and thermometer: mercury-in-glass, brass scale
type:
hydrometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • densimeter
  • hydrometer
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • densimeter
credit:
Dring and Fage

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