Soxhlet Extraction Tube

Soxhlet Extraction Tube

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Description
Frans Ritter von Soxhlet (1848-1926) was a German agricultural chemist who, in 1879, described this this type of tube for extracting a lipid from a solid material.
Ref: Henry Heil Chemical Co., Illustrated Catalogue and Price List of Chemical Apparatus (St. Louis, 1903), pp. 40-41.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Soxhlet Extraction Tube
Measurements
overall: 36.2 cm x 8.9 cm x 5.4 cm; 14 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in
overall: 14 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 36.5125 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
CH.316231.198
catalog number
316231.198
accession number
217523
Credit Line
Gift of University of Pennsylvania
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National Museum of American History
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