Alkalimeters measure the strength or the amount of alkali in a mixture or solution. This example is of the form devised in 1871 by the Austrian chemist, Anton Schrötter von Kristelli (1802-1875).

Ref: E. B. Benjamin, American Hand-Book of Chemical and Physical Apparatus (New York, 1872), p. 12.

Bausch & Lomb, Apparatus and Supplies for Chemical and Biological Laboratories (Rochester, 1903), p. 11.

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Credit Line: Gift of Stevens Institute of Technology

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.316882Catalog Number: 316882Accession Number: 222983

Object Name: Alkalimeter

Measurements: overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 in; 13.97 cm x 5.08 cmoverall: 5 11/16 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 14.44625 cm x 8.89 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_2246

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