Optical Pyrometer


Everett Fleet Morse (1857-1913) was an inventor and engineer with a degree from Cornell University who, having acquired the rights to a pyrometer suitable for determining the temperature of molten steel, established the Morse Thermo Gage Co. in Trumansburg, N.Y. A few years later, having outgrown that original facility, the firm moved to Ithaca.

Ref: Frederick W. Taylor and Henry L. Gantt, “Pyrometer,” U.S. Patent 735,423 (Aug. 4, 1903), assigned to Morse Thermo Gage Co.

“An Electro-Visual Thermo-Gage,” Electrical Review 43 (1903): 792-793.

“An Optical Pyrometer, Scientific American 89 (1903): 461-462.

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Credit Line: University of Michigan, Department of Chemical Engineering

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PH.319715Catalog Number: 319715Accession Number: 239025

Object Name: pyrometer, optical

Measurements: overall: 13 in; 33.02 cmoverall; pyrometer: 6 1/2 in x 6 in x 13 5/8 in; 16.51 cm x 15.24 cm x 34.6075 cmoverall; bulb box: 3 1/8 in x 5 5/16 in x 4 1/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 13.49375 cm x 10.795 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-ae05-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1761134

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