Six-Headed Bunsen Burner

Physics

Accession Number: 2009.ph.44

Description:

Six metal tubes rise from a circular metal disc which is attached to a steel base. Each of the six tubes has an air vent directly above the base. A tube projecting from the base serves as a gas line attachment.

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Primary Materials: Metal

Markings:

On the cylindrical disk directly underneath the six cylinders, on a paper sticker: “PHY625” . This refers to the object’s entry in the 1978 catalogue.

Dimensions (cm): Height = 15cm, Diameter of base = 9

Function:

Providing heat through the burning of gas.

Condition:

Good. The base of the burner is corroded in places. The screws to which the cylindrical nozzles are attached are also corroded.

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Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Physics

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