Resistor

Physics

Accession Number: 2009.ph.232

Instrument Name: Resistor

Description:

This is a large cylindrical resistor, with metallic sections at each end. The resistor is striped in orange and black. It is contained in a small glass test tube with a cork stopper.

Alternative Name: Wirewound Resistor

Primary Materials: Metal, Paper [?]

Markings:

On the resistor: “IRC”
“TYPE MVF
2000 MEG
845″

Dimensions (cm):

Test tube: Length = 8.3cm x Diameter = 0.9cm; Object: 4.5cm x 0.7cm

Condition:

Good. The resistor has apparently been used. Its metallic ends are scraped and discoloured in places.

Manufacturer: International Resistive Company, Ltd.

Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Physics

Donated to UTSIC: No