Thomson Type Current Balance, 1888

Made:
1888 in Glasgow
supplier:
Elliott Brothers
patentee:
William Baron Kelvin Thomson

(Lord Kelvin) Thomson's centi-ampere balance from 1 to 50 centi-amperes, made by J. White, Glasgow, 1888. Box contains sliding weights counterpoises, thermometer reading glass, and other accessory apparatus for use with the above.

Details

Category:
Electricity and Magnetism
Object Number:
1888-146
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), cork, glass, nickel plated, plastic (vulcanite?) and textile
type:
current balance
credit:
Elliott Brothers