Four-Headed Bunsen Burner

Physics

Accession Number: 2009.ph.42

Description:

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

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Metal

Markings:

On a paper label stuck on the circular disk: “PHY623” This refers to the

Handwritten on the base: “T.F.”

Embossed on the base: “ANDERSON & FORRESTER DENVER”

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

Function: Providing heat via a gas flame.

Condition:

Good. The object’s vertical tubes are discoloured in places.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Anderson & Forrester, Denver

Date of Manufacture: 20th Century

Provenance:

University of Toronto Department of Physics

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