Condensing Tube

Condensing Tube

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Description
Condensing tubes are used to cool and liquify vapors. The form did not originate with the German chemist, Justus von Liebig, but was often associated with him.
Ref: Arthur H. Thomas, Laboratory Apparatus and Reagents (Philadelphia, 1921), p. 177.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Condensing Tube
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 68.7 cm x 9.6 cm x 3.2 cm; 27 1/16 in x 3 25/32 in x 1 1/4 in
overall: 27 1/8 in x 3 11/16 in x 1 3/8 in; 68.8975 cm x 9.36625 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
CH.315816.002
catalog number
315816.002
accession number
217523
Credit Line
Gift of University of Pennsylvania Chemistry Lab
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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