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Mark II Simulator, Breath Alcohol Tester Calibrator

Mark II Simulator, Breath Alcohol Tester Calibrator

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Description
This device utilizes a system for creating a gas with which to calibrate breath testers. The user would fill the device with water, heat the water, add a small amount of fluid alcohol in with the distilled water, and then mix the two together. The mixture had to be 98.6 degrees – the temperature of human breath – which was then put into the passive sensor to see the result. Initially.10 solutions were used (.10 was the per se limit at the time); the bubbler may still be a.10 solution. It pumps out a sample for your handheld breath tester or Borkenstein tester.
This goes into the PAS and is a way to calibrate it.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Calibration device
Calibration device for a breath alcohol tester
calibration device for a breath alcohol tester
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
2014.0301.04
catalog number
2014.0301.04
accession number
2014.0301
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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