Impinger

DLSPH Collection · Public Health

Accession Number: 2016.phlt.1.116

Description:

A long and narrow glass instrument consisting of an inner section and a glass outer jacket. A tube at the top of the instrument leads into the inner part of the instrument. A second tube at the top of the instrument protrudes through one side. The top part of the instrument may be separated from its ground glass seal.

Primary Materials: Pyrex Glass

Dimensions (cm): Height = 40.5, Diameter = 9.

Function:

Impingers are used to collect airborne contaminants by drawing them into solution for testing purposes.

Condition:

Excellent: There are some red deposits from a rubber tube at one of the exiting glass tubes.

Manufacturer: Bendix