X-Ray Tube Collection

Physics

Accession Number: 2011.ph.574.1-15

Description:

X-Ray Tube Collection consists of multiple parts labelled separately, contained in a wooden box (574.15):

2011.ph.574.1 Glass vacuum tube with wire connections severed.

2011.ph.574.2 Glass vacuum tube with external wire connections intact.

2011.ph.574.3 Smaller glass vacuum tube with copper anode.

2011.ph.574.4 Smaller glass vacuum tube with electrical prong plug connection.

2011.ph.574.5 Starting condenser

2011.ph.574.6 X-ray tube shipping cap

2011.ph.574.7 X-ray tube shipping cap

2011.ph.574.8 Cloth and metal spring sling

2011.ph.574.9 Broken tube component

2011.ph.574.10 Broken tube component

2011.ph.574.11 Broken tube component

2011.ph.574.12 Broken tube component

2011.ph.574.13 Broken tube component

2011.ph.574.14 Bag of miscellaneous screws, washers, connecting pin.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials:

Metal, Copper, Copper alloy, Glass, Cork, Cloth, Wood

Markings:

Sticky label on 2011.ph.574.15 (box): “X-Ray; X-Ray Tubes”.

574.1 label: “INSERT FOR DYNAMAX “25” FOCUS – MADE IN U.S.A. UNDER U.S. PATENTS 2062335, 2216888, 2274865, 2315280, 2336271, 2361897.” Interior component: “G58834 MACHLETT DX 1-2”

574.2 Interior: “G69420 MACHLETT DX 1-2”

574.3 “Westinghouse Made in U.S.A. WL-5519″ Interior: 5519 209 063”

574.4 “PHILIPS 6268/4C35 MADE IN HOLLAND” Bottom of object: “4887” Base of object: “Wdo k6g”.

574.5 “MACHLETT DYNAMAX “20” STARTING CONDENSER 30 MFD – CAT. No. C-670″ and red tag: “NOT MORE THAN 40 VOLTS A.C.”

574.6 + 574.7: “CAUTION: TO REMOVE SHIPPING CAP: 1. Loosen flange clamping crew at edge. 2 Remove anode fastening screw from ceter. 3. Remove shipping cap by pulling straight. 4. Return caps in quantities of 25 or more Railway Express or Parcel Post collect. 5. Credit of ten cents each upon return. MACHLETT LABORATORIES Inc. * SPRINGDALE, CONN.”

574.9 “S”
574.10 ” MACHLETT 170090″ Tip: “S” On washer: “CYH BD170090” K) “MACHLETT F50504” On washer: “CYR B F50504” 574.11 “C38C59”
574.12 “39833”

Dimensions (cm): Box: 26.0cm x 25.0 x 38.0

Function:

For use in x-ray experiments and demonstrations.

Condition:

574.1 Good: some damage (darkening) of glass from radiation. 574.2 Good; wires have been severed, slight radiation damage 574.3 Good: wires have been severed, slight radiation damage 574.4 Good: some slight abrasion and corrosion on metal socket base 574.5 Good/fair: some scratches, wear, corrosion 574.6 + 574.7: Adhesive residue from labels may have migrated, caused some staining or corrosion 574.8 Remnants of broken glass inside fitting, signs of wear, some patches of green corrosion on screw and washer 574.9 some silver coloured paint on springs flaking away, fine otherwise 574.10 Some corrosion, broken glass, dents 574.11 Broken glass, advanced corrosion 574.12 Corrosion, evidence of past repair(?) 574.13 Broken glass inside, small crack in annode tip.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer:

.1 MACHLETT .2 MACHLETT .3 WESTINGHOUSE .4 PHILIPS .5 MACHLETT .5 MACHLETT .6 MACHLETT .7 Unknown .8 Unknown .9 MACHLETT .10 MACHLETT .11 UNKNOWN .12 UKNOWN .13 UNKNOWN

Date of Manufacture: Various

Provenance:

University of Toronto Physics Department.

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