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
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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