Accession Number: 2016.phlt.1.126
A metal instrument with a cylindrical centre ending in a tapered base and top. A bracket on one side of the instrument with screws protruding from it suggests that the instrument can be fixed to a support or stand in a vertical orientation.
Alternative Name: GMW-4000 Vertical Elutriator
Primary Materials: Steel
A label on the front of the instrument reads:
“Occupational Medicine & Hygiene
University of Toronto
The metal manufacturer’s label gives the serial number: “40145”
There is a distributor’s label that reads:
Branches Throughout Canada”
Dimensions (cm): Height = 21, Width = 15.5, Length = 72
This instrument is used to gather cotton dust in a work environment.
An elutriator separates particles based on their size.
Good: the top opening of the instrument has been dented and deformed.
General Metal Works. Village of Cleves, Ohio