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chloroform vaporizer

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997016012 a-f
Description
Cyprane chlorotec chloroform vaporizer which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical chamber which is closed on the top and bottom; the back of the top has a hollow cylindrical tube with a gas outlet nozzle on the right and a gas inlet nozzle at the left; the front of the top has a metal and plastic d…
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Accession Number
997016012 a-f
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- vaporizer
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
Cyprane chlorotec chloroform vaporizer which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical chamber which is closed on the top and bottom; the back of the top has a hollow cylindrical tube with a gas outlet nozzle on the right and a gas inlet nozzle at the left; the front of the top has a metal and plastic dial which can be pulled out and turned to administer 0.5 to 5.0% chloroform; the lower front has a square metal and glass level indicator at the left and a funnel-shaped fill nozzle at the right; the nozzle is plugged with (b) a cylindrical threaded metal and plastic stopper with a round handle; the top back of the vaporizer has two threaded screws onto which attaches (c) a metal wall mount bracket; the bracket is held on with (d,e) two round knobs which are threaded inside; the bottom of the vaporizer has a small round drain hole with a threaded piece of metal coming out; this is covered with (f) a round metal cap, which is threaded inside.
Number Of Parts
6
Part Names
a - chloroform vaporizer - Size: Length 16.6 cm. x Width 12.8 cm. x Depth 15.9 cm.
b - filler stopper - Size: Length 6.8 cm. x Diameter2.0 cm.
c - mounting bracket - Size: Length 10.2 cm. x Width 6.2 cm. x Depth 1.2 cm.
d,e - threaded knob (x2) - Size: Length 1.1 cm. x Diameter1.1 cm.
f - drain cap - Size: Length 1.5 cm. x Diameter1.9 cm.
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond.
Maker
Cyprane Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Keighley
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
plastic: green; white
Inscriptions
(a) The top back of the vaporizer has a manufacturer's label which reads, "CHLOROTEC // CYPRANE LTD., // KEIGHLEY, ENGLAND // SERIAL No. 109 // PATENT PENDING"; the gas inlet and outlet nozzlesare labelled; the front dial reads, "% CHLOROFORM" and is marked in increments from OFF to 5.0; the front of the vaporizer is stamped "KEEP UPRIGHT // CHLOROFORM // WHEN CHARGED"; the level indicator has a line and the word, "FULL" etched in the glass
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-5
Condition Remarks
The vaporizer arrived dirty and dusty; the metal shows some wear, and very minor corrosion; the glass and plastic pieces are complete and undamaged; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit - Oct. 2, 1997-Nov. 2, 2001; returned to storage on Dec. 17, 2001
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fluothane vaporizer

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997016013 a-e
Description
Cyprane fluotec fluothane vaporizer which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical chamber which is closed on the top and bottom; the back of the top has a hollow cylindrical tube with a gas outlet nozzle on the right and a gas inlet nozzle at the left; the front of the top has a metal and plastic dial…
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Accession Number
997016013 a-e
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- vaporizer
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
Cyprane fluotec fluothane vaporizer which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical chamber which is closed on the top and bottom; the back of the top has a hollow cylindrical tube with a gas outlet nozzle on the right and a gas inlet nozzle at the left; the front of the top has a metal and plastic dial which can be pulled out and turned to administer 1 to 10% fluothane; the lower front has a square metal and glass level indicator at the left and a funnel-shaped fill nozzle at the right; the nozzle is plugged with (b) a cylindrical metal and plastic stopper with a round handle and threading at the bottom; the top back of the vaporizer has a square mounting bracket with two threaded screws sticking out of it; there are two cylindrical knobs (c,d) which are threaded inside and fit onto the back screws; the bottom of the vaporizer has a small round drain hole with a threaded piece of metal coming out; this is covered with (e) a round metal cap which is threaded inside.
Number Of Parts
5
Part Names
a - fluothane vaporizer - Size: Length 15.0 cm. x Width 12.6 cm. x Depth 17.0 cm.
b - filler stopper - Size: Length 6.4 cm. x Diameter1.9 cm.
c,d - threaded knob (x2) - Size: Length 1.4 cm. x Diameter1.2 cm.
e - drain cap - Size: Length 1.7 cm. x Diameter1.9 cm.
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond.
Maker
Cyprane Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Keighley
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
plastic: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) A manufacturer's label on the top reads, "FLUOTEC // DISTRIBUTED BY // FRASER SWEATMAN INC., // BUFFALO, N.Y. // SERICAL NO. TYPE // 8930A MJ // MADE BY // CYPRANE LTD., ENGLAND. // U.S.P. 2915061"; the gas INLET and OUTLET nozzles are labelled; the front dial reads, "% // FLUOTHANE" and is marked in increments from OFF to 1 through 10; the front of the vaporizer is stamped, "KEEP UPRIGHT // FLUOTHANE // WHEN CHARGED"; the level indicator has a line and the word "FULL" etched into the glass
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-5
Condition Remarks
The vaporizer arrived dirty and dusty; the metal shows very little wear, and no corrosion; one of the threaded knobs (c) has a small section of the chroming peeling off near the top; the glass and plastic pieces are complete and undamaged
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Document
Reference Comments
The Boyle Anaesthesia Apparatus Model 10 catalogue, vaporizer illustrated on p. 8; Cyprane Limited Fluotec catalogue; "Understanding Anaesthesia Equipment - Construction, Care and Complications", 2nd edition, by Jerry A. Dorsch and Susan E. Dorsch, 1984, pp. 95-97
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Penthrane vaporizer

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Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
997016014 a-c
Description
Cyprane Penthrane vaporizer, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical chamber which is closed on the top and bottom; the back of the top has a hollow cylindrical piece of metal attached; this leads downwards and is open at the bottom; the top of the vaporizer has a dial marked in increments from …
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Accession Number
997016014 a-c
Collection
Desmond Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Anesthesiology, instrumentation
MM= Anesthesia, Inhalation -- accessories -- vaporizer
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
Cyprane Penthrane vaporizer, which consists of (a) a hollow cylindrical chamber which is closed on the top and bottom; the back of the top has a hollow cylindrical piece of metal attached; this leads downwards and is open at the bottom; the top of the vaporizer has a dial marked in increments from "off" to 1.0% Penthrane; there is a piece of metal with a plastic knob which moves right and left and adjusts the dial; the front top of the vaporizer has an open round nozzle; the lower front has a square metal and glass level indicator at the left and a funnel-shaped fill nozzle at the right; this nozzle is plugged with (b) a cylindrical metal and plastic stopper with a round handle at the top and threading at the bottom; the bottom of the vaporizer has a small round drain hole with a threaded piece of metal coming out; this is covered with (c) a round metal cap which is threaded inside.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a - Penthrane vaporizer - Size: Length 19.4 cm. x Width 10.2 cm. x Depth 14.4 cm.
b - filler stopper - Size: Length 5.7 cm. x Diameter1.9 cm.
c - drain cap - Size: Length 1.8 cm. x Diameter2.0 cm.
Provenance
Owned by Dr. John Wilbur Desmond.
Maker
Cyprane Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Keighley
Site Made (State)
Yorkshire
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
glass: clear
metal: silver
plastic: red; white
Inscriptions
(a) A manufacturer's label on the right side reads, "THIS IS A DRAW OVER VAPORIZER FOR USE WITH // PATIENT DEMAND MACHINES OR FLUOTHANE/AIR. // IT IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CLOSED CIRCUIT ANAESTHESIA // IT IS NOT DESIGNED FOR CONTINUOUS LOW FLOWS // FOR THIS PURPOSE USE A FLUOTEC // PATENT APPLIED FOR // CYPRANE LTD. KEIGHLEY, YORKS. // MADE IN ENGLAND."; the top dial reads, "SERIAL No ["o" superscr.] 179 // & // PENTHRANE" and is marked, "OFF" and in increments from 0.1 to 1.0; the front of vaporizer is stamped, "PENTHRANE"; the level indicator has a line and the word "FULL" etched into the glass
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-5
Condition Remarks
The vaporizer arrived dirty and dusty; the metal shows only minor wear, and no corrosion; the glass and plastic pieces are complete and undamaged; there was a small amount of sticky residue visible on the metal; one of the screws holding the plastic knob on the dial is missing; #2 no new damage
Copy Type
Original
Exhibit History
On exhibit in Museum gallery, Anaesthesia exhibit - Oct. 2, 1997-Nov. 2, 2001; returned to storage on Dec. 17, 2001
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trilene vaporizer dial

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Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
Accession Number
995003094
Description
Dial from a trilene vaporizer; the dial is cylindrical with a threaded screw attachment at one end and a dial with graduation marks and a hollow cylindrical nozzle at the other end; the nozzle points upwards and is open at the top.
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Accession Number
995003094
Collection
Angada Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Anaesthesia
MeSH Heading
Administration Inhalation -- instrumentation
Analgesics -- administration
MM= Nebulizers and Vaporizers -- vaporizer
Description
Dial from a trilene vaporizer; the dial is cylindrical with a threaded screw attachment at one end and a dial with graduation marks and a hollow cylindrical nozzle at the other end; the nozzle points upwards and is open at the top.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used at the Kingston General Hospital
Maker
Cyprane Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Keighley
Site Made (Country)
England
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
One end stamped with the words, "CYPRANE LTD ["TD" superscripted] // KEIGHLEY // ENGLAND"; the dial
has the words, "MAX TRILENE MIN" and graduation marks
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F2-6
Dimension Notes
Length: 12.2 cm. x Diam. : 5.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
The dial was very dirty and dusty; there is a dent in the metal at one end; no corrosion is visible
and the chrome is unstained
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #1
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