Glassware

Physics · Unidentified

Accession Number: 2009.ph.15

Instrument Name: Glassware

Description:

A long glass tube with a chamber at one end. The tube curves back around to form a six-looped coil ending in a flared glass opening.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Glass

Markings:

Paper label stuck to bulb: “PHY86″. This refers to the object’s entry in the 1978 Catalogue.

Dimensions (cm):

Length = 35, Diameter = .5, Diameter of glass coil = 6

Function:

Possibly related to the latent heat of vaporization (See Old Survey Index card PHY86).

Condition:

Very good. A paper label has been affixed to the bulb of the object.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer:

Date of Manufacture: 20th Century

Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Physics

Donated to UTSIC: No

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