A metal tube rises from a steel base. Near the bottom of the tube is a projection for attaching a gas line. Directly above the projection is an air vent with a sleeve that can be rotated to close the vents. The top of the tube has a large flared nozzle which has a mesh cover set inside it.
Accession Number: 2009.ph.49
Alternative Name: Meker Burner
Primary Materials: Metal
The base has “COURBEBOIE(SEINS) G. MEKER & C^IE” stamped on it.
A paper label is attached via a string: “PHY516”. This refers to the object’s entry in the 1978 catalogue.
Height = 25.5cm, Diameter of base = 11.5
Providing heat through the burning of gas. Meker burners provide a hotter flame than a standard Bunsen burner, and one with a larger diameter.
Good. The burner is discolored and corroded in places.
COURBEBOIE(SEINS) G. MEKER & C^IE
Date of Manufacture:
University of Toronto Department of Physics
Additional Information and References:
- Donated to UTSIC