Four-Headed Bunsen Burner

Physics

Accession Number: 2009.ph.41

Description:

Four metal tubes rise vertically from a single circular disc which is attached to the steel base. A single projection for attaching a gas line is attached to the disc. Each of the four tubes ends in a nozzle.

Alternative Name: Bunsen Burner

Primary Materials: Metal

Markings:

Handwritten on the circular base: “T.F.”

On a label on the circular disk: “PHY622”. This refers to the object’s entry in the 1978 catalogue.

Dimensions (cm): Height = 11.5cm, Diameter of base = 7

Function: Providing heat via a gas flame.

Condition:

Good. The object is in good condition. The four vertical tubes are discoloured in places from use.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Anderson & Forrester, Denver

Date of Manufacture: 20th Century

Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Physics

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