Berthelot-Mahler calorimeter

Made:
1889 in London
maker:
A Gallenkamp and Company Limited
Group shot of object 1923-104 and parts (left to right): 1923-104 Pt1 Calorimeter bomb for Berthelot-Mahler calorimeter

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Group shot of object 1923-104 and parts (left to right): 1923-104 Pt1 Calorimeter bomb for Berthelot-Mahler calorimeter
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Berthelot-Mahler calorimeter fitted with mechanical stirring aparatus, mercury thermometer and reading microsope, by A. Gallenkamp & Co. Ltd., London, England, 1889. Calorimeter consists of double-walled copper vessel to contain water at room temperature, and lid, two-piece wood composite, and three wood insulators above the water holder.

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1923-104 Pt2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (metal), glass, mercury, nickel plated, steel (metal) and wood composite
type:
instrument component
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • component - object
credit:
Fisons plc (Scientific Equipment Division); A Gallenkamp and Company Limited