Badger SC-IOT Water Meter

This is disc water meter was made by the Badger Meter Manufacturing Company in Milwaukee, Wisc. It fits a ⅝” pipe, has a capacity of 26 gallons per minute, and was designed for use with corrosive waters. SC-IOT refers to a split case, interchangeable oil gear train. The serial number (2,636,483) dates from 1946.
Object Name
water meter
date made
ca 1946
Badger Meter Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
overall: 7 3/4 in x 10 in; 19.685 cm x 25.4 cm
place made
United States: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Water Meters
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Water Meters
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
A.A. Hirsch

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