Multiple Glow Discharge Unit
Accession Number: 2009.ph.99
A black metal box with a wooden top supported by four pegs, rising 4 cm above the rest of the box. On one side is a cylindrical fuse, and beside that is a toggle switch labelled “ON/OFF”. A power cord 1.72 cm long emerges from the box on the opposite side from the switch. Above that is a plug for a single prong. The device also has a large copper square with a short rubber-coated wire soldered on one end. An engraved plate on the side of the box reads “Multiple Glow Discharge Unit (Glo-Atron), Atomic Laboratories Inc, 3086 Claremont Ave, Berkeley 5 California, CAT. NO. 71856”. Another label on the side reads “X-RAY”. A label on the top of the box reads “STRONG X-RAYS”.
Primary Materials: metal, wood, rubber
An engraved plate on the side reads “Multiple Glow Discharge Unit (Glo-Atron), Atomic Laboratories Inc, 3086 Claremont Ave, Berkeley 5 California, CAT. NO. 71856”
height = 22.5 cm, length = 20.5 cm, width = 20.5 cm
Very good. The box has some small scratches and dents. The screws holding the lid on are rusty.
Manufacturer: Atomic Laboratories Inc,
Date of Manufacture:
University of Toronto Department of Physics
- Donated to UTSIC