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 slightly flared nozzle. Inside the nozzle is a second, smaller nozzle.
Accession Number: 2009.ph.38
Primary Materials: Metal
On the base of the burner: “ANDERSON & FORRESTER DENVER”
Also on the base of the burner, written in partially rubbed away ink: “T.F.”
On a paper label at the top of the burner’s cylinder: “PHY 58[?]”. This refers to the object’s entry in the 1978 catalogue.
Dimensions (cm): Height = 13cm, Diameter of base = 7.5
Providing a heat source through the burning of gas .
Good. The object shows some evidence of use and the metal at the nozzle and on the base is discoloured in places.
Manufacturer: Anderson & Forrester, Denver
Date of Manufacture: 20th Century
University of Toronto Department of Physics
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