Ring Stand

The apparatus support featured here (a rod with ring clamp) can be used to hold a round bottomed flask over a Bunsen burner. Supports of this type have been in use since the nineteenth century.
Currently not on view
Object Name
apparatus support, with ring
Physical Description
metal, ferrous (overall material)
overall: 51 cm x 14.6 cm x 19 cm; 20 1/16 in x 5 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Science & Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of University of Pennsylvania
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