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dental casting flux

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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020342 a-b
Description
Bottle of dental casting flux; square clear glass bottle that tapers to round opening at top; rectangular yellow paper label wraps around three sides, states purpose, directions and product information printed with blue ink; black plastic twist cap (b) with ridged border at top; bottle is filled wi…
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Accession Number
010020342 a-b
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Prosthesis
Denture, Complete
Denture, Partial
Dental Implants
MM= Dental Casting Technic -- casting materials
Description
Bottle of dental casting flux; square clear glass bottle that tapers to round opening at top; rectangular yellow paper label wraps around three sides, states purpose, directions and product information printed with blue ink; black plastic twist cap (b) with ridged border at top; bottle is filled with pink powder
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - bottle - Size: Length 8.6 cm x Width 3.6 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
b - cap - Size: Depth 1.1 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Handy & Harman of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940-1960
Date Remarks
Based on company history
Material
glass: clear
plastic: black
paper: yellow
ink: blue
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on bottle: "HANDY & HARMAN // OF CANADA LTD. // DEE GOLD // Casting Flux // For melting and // Casting Gold // KEEP COVER ON // TIGHT // HANDY & HARMAN // of Canada Limited // 141 John St., Toronto // DIRECTIONS // Aids melting and // gives life to metal. // Use in heated cru- // cible. Sprinkle on // metal before and // during melting. // KEEP FLUX // AWAY FROM // ACID FUMES. // PURPOSE // Prevents absorp- // tion of gases and // oxides. Ensures // uniform, depend- // able results. // ALL COMPLEX // GOLD ALLOYS // SHOULD BE CAST // IN A REDUCING // ATMOSPHERE."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-6
Condition Remarks
Paper label very worn, green at one edge
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Internet
JPG
Reference Comments
"Industry Canada" website
CD #1
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; Harman & Handy established their Toronto branch in 1936
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set of dental instruments

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Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
Accession Number
010020260 a-h
Description
Set of silver metal dental instruments; brown rectangular paper box (b) and lid (a) covered in white paper; product and manufacturer's information printed with blue and black ink on top and sides of lid; box has black paper insert in bottom with raised grooves to hold instruments; blue felt affixed…
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Accession Number
010020260 a-h
Collection
Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford Canadian Dental Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Dental
MeSH Heading
Dental Instruments
Dental Materials
Dentisty, Operative
Description
Set of silver metal dental instruments; brown rectangular paper box (b) and lid (a) covered in white paper; product and manufacturer's information printed with blue and black ink on top and sides of lid; box has black paper insert in bottom with raised grooves to hold instruments; blue felt affixed to top and bottom of insert, continues up to cover instruments; all instruments have octagonal handles engraved with concentric circles for grip; Ash double-end cutting instrument (c) with tips that curve slightly at an angle, then bend at a 90-degree angle, ending in flat rectangle with ridges on one side; Ash chisel (d) with smooth flat end; handle tapers at top to curved tip with sharp, angled end; Ubeco double-end excavators (e, f) with tips that curve in a semi-circle with circular spoons on ends; S.S. White scalers (g, h) with flat, smooth ends; handle tapers to tip, which curves in a semi-circle before ending with a square, flat tip
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - box lid - Size: Length 18.5 cm x Width 7.0 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
b - box - Size: Length 18.0 cm x Width 6.6 cm x Depth 1.3 cm
c - cutting instrument - Size: 16.0 cm x Width 1.4 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
d - chisel - Size: 15.2 cm x Width 0.7 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
e - excavator - Size: 16.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
f - excavator - Size: 16.1 cm x Width 0.8 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
g - scaler - Size: 15.1 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
h - scaler - Size: 15.1 cm x Width 1.1 cm x Depth 0.5 cm
Provenance
Transfer from the Dental Canada Fund; previously housed in the Dentistry Canada Museum (Ottawa)
Maker
Claudius Ash & Sons
Site Made (City)
London
Site Made (Country)
England
Dates
1930
1960
circa 1930-1960
Date Remarks
Based on supplier's catalogue
Material
metal: silver
paper: white, brown
fabric: blue
ink: blue, black
Inscriptions
(a) Printed on front: "ASH // fine quality // STEEL // DENTAL // INSTRUMENTS // Made for completely // satisfactory service // MADE IN ENGLAND"; printed on three sides: "ASH FINE STEEL DENTAL INSTRUMENTS"; printed on fourth side: "S/E BURNISHERS S.S. // FIG. 3. AM.P [Illeg.]"; (b) printed on bottom: "MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN // Trade Distribution Agents in Canada: // THE AMALGAMATED DENTAL CO. (CANADA) LTD. // TORONTO"; (c) engraved on handle: "ASH ENGLAND K STAINLESS"; (d) engraved on handle: "SCL ASH ENGLAND 33 STAINLESS"; (e) engraved on handle: "UBECO Stainless U.S.A. 11"; (f) engraved on handle: "UBECO STAINLESS U.S.A. 11"; (g, h) engraved on handle: "MADE BY S.S. WHITE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA SSW MC 8"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-B
Condition Remarks
Grooves on box insert are worn; edges and corners of lid (a) are very worn
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
“S.S. White Dental Catalog, Catalog-F”, S.S. White Dental Mfg. Co., 1916, p.14-19
CD #10
Research Facts
Dr Ralph and Mrs Olga Crawford donated their extensive Canadian dental collection to the DCF to create the museum in 1997; further donations were received while Dr Crawford was Curator Emeritus at the Dental Canada Museum until its closure in 2008; the box for the set is from Claudius Ash, as well as two instruments inside; there are also two instruments from Ubeco and two from S.S. White, both American companies
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