Box of Pulleys

Physics · Unidentified

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Instrument Name: Box of Pulleys


28 pulleys of various shapes and sizes contained within a brown wooden box. Box contains ripped piece of yellow paper with writing on it. See photographs for detailed images of the pulleys.

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Primary Materials: Wood, metal


Piece of paper: “?? Accessories”

Old accession number: “PHY 318″

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Mechanical experiments. Pulleys reduce friction and facilitate the lifting of heavy objects.


Box has some wear, nicks, and scratches.

Pulleys in varying condition. See photographs for more details.

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Manufacturer: Assorted manufacturers.

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Acquired from Physics department, University of Toronto.

Donated to UTSIC: No

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