Juerest's Ebulliometer

Juerest's Ebulliometer

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Description
Richard H. P. Juerst (1879-1963) was born in Germany, studied at the Brewing Academy in Munich, arrived in the U.S. in 1901, and became brewmaster of the Harvard Brewing Company. At some point he devised an instrument to determine the boiling point of a solution. The inscriptions on this example read “Juerst's Ebulliometer for Beverages and Beer containing from 0 – 7% Alcohol by Vol. Manufct. By Eimer & Amend, New York, N.Y.” and “No. 1127.”
Ref: “The Juerst Ebulliometer,” The Western Brewer 53 (July 1919): 34-35.
Eimer & Amend, Biological, Chemical and Metallurgical Laboratory Apparatus (New York, 1927), p. 8.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ebulliometer
Measurements
overall: 16 1/4 in; 41.275 cm
overall: 16 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 41.275 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
PH.318269
catalog number
318269
accession number
231262
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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