Lactometer

Lactometer

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Description
A lactometer is a hydrometer designed to test the purity of milk, or the extent to which milk has been watered or otherwise adulterated. This example is brass, and marked “LACTOMETER” and “TEMP. 60° F.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lactometer
Measurements
overall: 8 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 21.2725 cm x 3.81 cm
overall: 8 7/16 in x 1 1/2 in; 21.43125 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
PH.327011.02
catalog number
327011.02
accession number
265930
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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