Hofmann's gas Demonstration Apparatus.

Made:
1875-1876 in Berlin
maker:
Julius Schober
inventor:
August Wilhelm Hofmann

Hofmann type apparatus consisting of glass U tube with tap and stand, by Julius Schober, Berlin, 1875-1876. Used to demonstrate that an equal volume of oxygen combines with equal volumes of carbon and sulphur dioxide in compound gases.

A W Hofmann's apparatus to demonstrate that the volumes of oxygen that enter into the composition of carbon and sulphur dioxide are equal to the respective volumes of these compound gases. (U tube with deflagrating spoon on stand)

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1876-220
Materials:
asbestos, brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), cork, steel (metal) and tube
Measurements:
overall (assembled): 740 mm x 200 mm x 180 mm, 2.13kg
type:
chemical demonstration equipment
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Schober, Julius

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