Box of Pulleys

Physics · Unidentified

Accession Number: 2011.ph.477

Instrument Name: Box of Pulleys

Description:

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.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Wood, metal

Markings:

Piece of paper: “?? Accessories”

Old accession number: “PHY 318″

Dimensions (cm):

Function:

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

Condition:

Box has some wear, nicks, and scratches.

Pulleys in varying condition. See photographs for more details.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Assorted manufacturers.

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

Acquired from Physics department, University of Toronto.

Donated to UTSIC: No

Historical Notes: