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Hydrometer

Hydrometer

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Description
Brass hydrometer marked “Marine Hyd., 200° Fahrt.” The scale on the stem reads 0, 1/2, 1/32, 1/2, 2/32, 1/2, 3/32 and "Limit." This could be used to test the salinity of sea water, or water in a boiler.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hydrometer
Measurements
overall: 8 5/16 in; 21.1455 cm
overall: 8 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
PH.319100
catalog number
319100
accession number
236074
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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