Hempel's Gas Burette (replica)

Hempel's Gas Burette (replica)

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Walther Mathias Hempel (1851-1916) was a German chemist who designed apparatus for technical gas analysis that was widely used throughout the world. This example of his gas burette is copied from an original in the Deutsches Museum in Munich.
Ref: Walter M. Hempel, New Methods for the Analysis of Gases (1880).
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Object Name
Hempel's Gas Burette (replica)
gas burette (replica)
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
burette 1: 114 mm x 86 mm; x 4 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in
burette 2: 762 mm x 114 mm x 83 mm; 30 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in
overall; broken base of blue stripe: 11 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 3 7/16 in; 29.21 cm x 11.43 cm x 8.73125 cm
overall; top of blue striped: 20 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 52.07 cm x 6.985 cm x 1.905 cm
overall; ungraduated burette: 30 1/2 in x 5 in x 3 1/2 in; 77.47 cm x 12.7 cm x 8.89 cm
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National Museum of American History
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