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Andersen Air Sampler

DLSPH Occupational Health

An instrument composed of several squat metal cylinders on a flat metal base. Three metal hooks, secured by springs to the base, pull downwards on a metal top cap in order to secure the cylinders in place.

Accession Number: 2016.phlt.1.123

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Primary Materials: Aluminium, Steel


This instrument features a label that reads:

“Occupational Medicine & Hygiene
University of Toronto
(416) 978-2745”

It is embossed with the model number “20-000” and the serial number “824”

Dimensions (cm):

Length = 12.5, Width = 23.5, Height = 21.


This instrument incorporates a series of filters to gather aerial particles.


Very Good: The instrument is worn and dirty. A label on the base is very worn and illegible.

Associated Instruments:


Andersen 2000, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah.

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