Quartz Cooling Vessel, 1877-1900

Made:
1877-1900 in London
maker:
Unknown
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Quartz cooling vessel. First practical form for liquid hydrogen calorimeter silvered and exhausted with metal fitted neck, from Sir James Dewar's research vacuum apparatus, 1877-1900.

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1946-263
Materials:
aluminium (metal), bitumen tape, brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, lead and possibly cotton wool
type:
calorimeter
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
credit:
The Royal Institution