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oxygen regulator

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Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997037401
Description
Oxygen regulator has two chromium-plated brass gauges with glass covers; one gauge is graduated from 2 to 15 litres flow per min.; the second gauge is graduated from 0 to 3,000 lbs per square inch; plastic adjustment knob has knurled finger grip and automatic stop at on/off positions; adjustment kn…
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Accession Number
997037401
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
Respiration
Description
Oxygen regulator has two chromium-plated brass gauges with glass covers; one gauge is graduated from 2 to 15 litres flow per min.; the second gauge is graduated from 0 to 3,000 lbs per square inch; plastic adjustment knob has knurled finger grip and automatic stop at on/off positions; adjustment knob connects to both gauges; metal fitting extends from rear of adjustment knob, terminating in a hexagonal bolt.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. H. Godfrey Bird or Dr. C. H. Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Linde
Dates
1980
1990
circa 1980-1990
Material
plastic: green; white
metal: silver
Inscriptions
The left-hand gauge has increment marks on the outer edge of the front and the numbers, "0 1000 2000 3000"; centre of the front of the gauge reads: "MADE IN U.S.A. // LB. PER SQ. IN. // USE NO OIL // Linde® // UNION // CARBIDE UL // LINDE COMPANY // OXYGEN"; the right-hand gauge also has increment lines and numbers on the outer edge of the front:"2 4 6 8 10 12 15"; centre reads, "MADE IN U.S.A. // LITERS PER MIN // USE NO OIL // OXYGEN"; top of plastic adjustment knob has embossed on it: "LINDE // TRADEMARK"; on back of central piece: "IM LINDE COMPANY [raised lettering] // UL FM [raised lettering] // MADE IN U.S.A. [raised lettering] // PATENTED R-513 [numbers stamped]"; attachment screw on back has the number "0" stamped in it.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-4
Dimension Notes
Length 10.3 cm x Width 9.7 cm x Depth 8.8 cm
Condition Remarks
No apparent wear marks; ring holder on left-hand gauge is broken and no longer holds the glass in
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
Images
Less detail