Accession Number: 2009.ph.232
This is a large cylindrical resistor, with metallic sections at each end. The resistor is striped in orange and black. It is contained in a small glass test tube with a cork stopper.
Alternative Name: Wirewound Resistor
Primary Materials: Metal, Paper [?]
On the resistor: “IRC”
Test tube: Length = 8.3cm x Diameter = 0.9cm; Object: 4.5cm x 0.7cm
Good. The resistor has apparently been used. Its metallic ends are scraped and discoloured in places.
Manufacturer: International Resistive Company, Ltd.
University of Toronto Department of Physics