Combustion Boat


Chemists use combustion boats to determine such things as the amount of carbon in steel. The “Coors USA 6F-29” inscription on this small example refers to the Coors Porcelain Company in Colorado.

Maker: Coors Porcelain Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2004.0147.011Accession Number: 2004.0147Catalog Number: 2004.0147.011

Object Name: combustion boatCombustion Boat

Physical Description: porcelain (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 mm x 9 cm x 1 cm; 5/16 in x 3 17/32 in x 13/32 inoverall: 5/16 in x 5/16 in x 3 1/2 in; .8255 cm x .8255 cm x 8.89 cm


Record Id: nmah_1405841

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