Optical Pyrometer

Optical Pyrometer

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Everett Fleet Morse (1857-1913) was an inventor and engineer with a degree from Cornell University who, having acquired the rights to a pyrometer suitable for determining the temperature of molten steel, established the Morse Thermo Gage Co. in Trumansburg, N.Y. A few years later, having outgrown that original facility, the firm moved to Ithaca.
Ref: Frederick W. Taylor and Henry L. Gantt, “Pyrometer,” U.S. Patent 735,423 (Aug. 4, 1903), assigned to Morse Thermo Gage Co.
“An Electro-Visual Thermo-Gage,” Electrical Review 43 (1903): 792-793.
“An Optical Pyrometer, Scientific American 89 (1903): 461-462.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pyrometer, optical
Measurements
overall: 13 in; 33.02 cm
overall; pyrometer: 6 1/2 in x 6 in x 13 5/8 in; 16.51 cm x 15.24 cm x 34.6075 cm
overall; bulb box: 3 1/8 in x 5 5/16 in x 4 1/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 13.49375 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
PH.319715
catalog number
319715
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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