Hempel Gas Apparatus (replica)


Walther Mathias Hempel (1851-1916) was a German chemist who designed apparatus for technical gas analysis that was widely used throughout the world. This example of his apparatus is copied from an original in the Deutsches Museum in Munich.

Ref: Walter M. Hempel, New Methods for the Analysis of Gases (1880).

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.316710.04Catalog Number: 316710.04Accession Number: 226396

Object Name: Hempel Gas Pipette (replica)

Measurements: overall: 24.8 cm x 15.8 cm x 10.5 cm; 9 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in x 4 1/8 inoverall: 9 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 4 3/16 in; 24.765 cm x 16.51 cm x 10.63625 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e811-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_2167

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