Bunsen Burner

Physics

Accession Number: 2009.ph.37

Description:

A metal tube rises from a steel base, with a projection just above the base for attaching a gas line. Just above the projection is an air vent. The top of the tube ends in a flared nozzle.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Metal

Markings:

On the base of the burner: “ANDERSON & FORRESTER”
“T.F.”

On a paper label at the top of the cylinder: “PHY578”

Dimensions (cm): Height = 13cm, Diameter of base = 7.5

Function:

Providing a heat source through the burning of gas .

Condition:

Good. The object shows only a few signs of use in the form of scratches.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Anderson & Forrester, Denver

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Physics

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