Hydraulic Press

Hydraulic Press

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This glass model of a hydraulic press came from the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C., a school that was established in 1870 as the Preparatory High School for Colored Youth.
Ref: L. E. Knott Apparatus Co., Harcourt Equipment for Physics (Cambridge, Mass., 1928), p. 74.
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Hydraulic Press
overall: 6 1/2 in x 5 in x 1 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 12.7 cm x 3.81 cm
overall; press: 6 in x 5 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 12.7 cm x 3.81 cm
overall; tube: 4 11/16 in x 1 5/8 in; 11.90625 cm x 4.1275 cm
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