Three-Headed Bunsen Burner

Physics

Accession Number: 2009.ph.55

Description:

Three metal tubes rise from a steel base. At the base of the tube is a projection for attaching a gas line. Just above the projection of the three tubes, there are ventilation holes. Each of the three tubes ends in a nozzle.

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Primary Materials: Metal

Markings: On the base: “T.F.”

Dimensions (cm): Height = 15cm, Diameter of base = 4

Function:

Providing heat through the burning of gas.

Condition:

Fair. The base of the the burner is scratched and corroded in places. It appears to have been repainted over earlier damage. The tubes are corroded, especially at the base.

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Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Physics

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