Accession Number: 2011.ph.469
Instrument Name: Nicholson Hydrometer
Steel cylinder capped at either end by conical steel caps. Beads inside act as a weight. One end has an additional cone attached by a curved metal strip. The other “top” end has a long spindle protruding with a metal disc capping the end.
Primary Materials: Metal
Markings: G. H. Stoelting Co. Chicago. Ill.
Dimensions (cm): Height = 26 cm. Radius = 5 cm.
Function: Measuring the density of liquids.
Generally good condition. Some staining.
Manufacturer: G. H. Stoelting Co., Chicago. Ill.
Date of Manufacture:
Acquired from Physics department, U of T.
Donated to UTSIC: No