Nesbitt Absorption Bath


The Nesbitt absorption bath was designed by Charles E. Nesbitt, chief chemist of the Carnegie Steel Co., for the rapid absorption of carbon dioxide in carbon determinations.

Ref: Arthur H. Thomas, Laboratory Apparatus and Reagents (Philadelphia, 1921), p. 172.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of University of Pennsylvania, Chemistry Lab

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.315846.067Catalog Number: 315846.067Accession Number: 217523

Object Name: Nesbitt Absorption Bath

Measurements: overall: 16.5 cm x 8.6 cm x 3.9 cm; 6 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in x 1 9/16 inoverall: 6 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 16.8275 cm x 8.89 cm x 3.81 cm


Record Id: nmah_1879

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