Metal nitrous oxide and oxygen unit is attached to an X-shaped base by a metal pole; base has a rolling castor on the bottom of each leg; top of unit is painted black with four cylinder yokes; there are two pressure regulators that go from one to ten, one labelled nitrous oxide and one labelled oxy…
Metal nitrous oxide and oxygen unit is attached to an X-shaped base by a metal pole; base has a rolling castor on the bottom of each leg; top of unit is painted black with four cylinder yokes; there are two pressure regulators that go from one to ten, one labelled nitrous oxide and one labelled oxygen are attached to the top of the unit in the middle; there is a metal gas bag attachment tube on one end which leads to a small glass covered circular window with a black dot in the middle; unit has a metal plate attached to the top with company information.
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Originally owned by Dr. H.T. Jost, former Chief of the Department of Anaesthesia at the Ottawa Civic Hospital, Oct. 1974; unit was donated to the Canadian Medical Association, then forwarded to the Museum of Health Care via the Library Technician
stamped onto metal plate on top of unit: "THE S.S. WHITE DENTAL MFG. CO // NITROUS OXIDE AND OXYGEN // APPARATUS NO. 3."; S.S. White logo is stamped in centre of plate and looks like a W over top of SS; stamped on one side of logo: "MADE // IN U.S.A."; stamped on other side of logo: "PATENT // PENDING"; stamped on bottom of plate: "SERIAL NO. 776"
Storage Room W2
Length 28.9 cm x Width 34.1 cm x Depth 70.0 cm
Metal shows signs of corrosion on wheels and yokes; black paint is wearing off in patches.
"S. S. White" website; "The S. S. White Dental Catalog" The S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Company, 1917 pp. 4 - 5; CD #3
The S. S. White Dental Manufacturing Company began in 1844 as a tooth factory and over the years expanded to produce a variety of dental tools and machines