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fermentation saccharometer

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Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
Accession Number
997037335
Description
A saccharometer tube, which is a tube with a closed, rounded top and is made of thin glass that bends at an acute angle at the bottom and extends to a bulbous chamber with a tapered open top; the fermentation tube sits on top of a circular glass base with a vertical tapered stem that attaches to th…
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Accession Number
997037335
Collection
Dr. Charles H. Bird / Dr. Godfrey Bird Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
MeSH Heading
Urinalysis -- instrumentation
Ketoses
Fermentation
Description
A saccharometer tube, which is a tube with a closed, rounded top and is made of thin glass that bends at an acute angle at the bottom and extends to a bulbous chamber with a tapered open top; the fermentation tube sits on top of a circular glass base with a vertical tapered stem that attaches to the tube at its angular bend; the fermentation saccharometer has white-filled increment lines along the tube
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Used by either Dr. C. H. Bird or Dr. H. Godfrey Bird of Gananoque, Ontario.
Maker
Canlab
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1910
1930
circa 1910-1930
Material
glass: clear; white
Inscriptions
Bottom of base has the word "Germany" etched into it; increment lines with the numbers "1% // 5 // 4 // ¾ // 3 // ½ // 2 // ¼ // 1" etched into the glass; also etched into the tube: "CANLAB"; the words, "Per Cent of Sugar" are etched, running vertically along the tube
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F6-5
Dimension Notes
Length 14.0 cm x Diam. 4.4 cm
Condition Remarks
Wear is apparent on tube; red stain on outside of chamber.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
"Illustrations of Surgical Instruments of Superior Quality," by the Kny-Scheerer Co., 21st. ed., Milwaukee, ca. 1915, p. 1109 (similar to item # A/-5176)
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