Optical Pyrometer

Optical Pyrometer

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The "Shore Instrument & Mfg. Co., New York. Pat. Apld for." inscription on this optical pyrometer refers to the firm founded by Alfred Ferdinand Shore (1877-1936), inventor, metallurgical engineer, and winner of the Elliott Cresson Medal of the Franklin Institute.
Ref: “Albert F. Shore, 59, Inventor, Is Dead,” New York Times (Jan. 19, 1936), p. N9.
“William F. Shore Dies,” New York Times (March 16, 1960), p. 37.
F. T. Havard, Refractories and Furnaces (New York, 1912), pp. 316-318.
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Object Name
pyrometer, optical
overall: 10 in x 2 3/4 in; 25.4 cm x 6.985 cm
overall: 5 1/8 in x 10 in x 2 3/4 in; 13.0175 cm x 25.4 cm x 6.985 cm
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University of Michigan, Department of Chemical Engineering
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National Museum of American History
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