Freas Gas Generator

Freas Gas Generator

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The Freas gas generator, designed by Prof. Freas of the Kent Chemical Laboratory at the University of Chicago, was advertised as an “effective, cleanly, economical method of obtaining any gas desired for use.” Thomas B. Freas (1868-1928) also developed an oven suitable for chemical and biological experiments.
Ref: Central Scientific Co., Physical and Chemical Apparatus (Chicago, 1909), p. 312.
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Object Name
gas generator, dropping
Freas Thermo-Electric Company
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
overall: 12 in x 3 5/8 in x 3 in; 30.48 cm x 9.2075 cm x 7.62 cm
overall: 11 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in; 29.5275 cm x 8.89 cm x 7.9375 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of University Pennsylvania Chemistry Lab
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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