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Electrostatic Demonstrator

Unidentified · Physics

A circular brass disk with an electrical terminal towards the rim of the disk. In the middle of the circular base and rising vertically from it, is a metal rod covered in a non-conducting material.

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Primary Materials:

Metal: Copper Alloy, Unknown non-conducting material


Dimensions (cm): Height = 11.5, Diameter = 14.5

Function: Electrostatic Demonstrator


Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Locally made?

Date of Manufacture: Late 19th-Early 20th Century


University of Toronto Department of Physics

Additional Information and References:

It appears that in the 1978 catalogue, and were catalogued together. Although related or similar, it is unclear, however, whether they are part of the same instrument.

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