Optical Pyrometer

Optical Pyrometer

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pyrometer, optical
pyrometer
Measurements
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
ID Number
PH.319716
catalog number
319716
accession number
239025
Credit Line
University of Michigan, Department of Chemical Engineering
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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