Winkler Test Apparatus

Winkler Test Apparatus

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Description
The Winkler test determines the concentration of dissolved oxygen in water. Lajos Vilmos Winkler (1863-1939), a man now regarded as the founder of scientific chemistry in Hungary, developed the test in 1888, while working on his PhD at the University of Budapest.
Ref: Bausch & Lomb, Apparatus and Supplies for Chemical and Biological Laboratories (Rochester, 1903), p. 327.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Potash Bulb, Winkler
Winkler Test Apparatus
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 3 1/4 in; 12.7 cm x 8.255 cm
overall: 5 1/4 in x 7 5/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 13.335 cm x 19.3675 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
CH.316883
catalog number
316883
accession number
222983
Credit Line
Gift of Stevens Institute of Technology
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National Museum of American History
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