- The Troemroid Scalometer was designed for the Morton Dry Kiln Company, produced by Henry Troemner, and used to determine the moisture content of wood and other building materials. On this example, the base is marked “TROEMROID SCALOMETER / Morton Dry Kiln Co., Chicago”; the indicator is marked “Henry Troemner / Philadelphia”; and the drums are marked “Troemroid Scalometer Table, Copyright 1914 Morton Dry Kiln Co., Chicago.”
- Ref: “The Troemroid Scalometer,” Furniture Manufacturer and Artisan (Oct. 1, 1914): 218.
- Currently not on view
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- place made
- United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Physical Description
- metal, ferrous (overall material)
- metal, brass (overall material)
- overall: 30.5 cm x 11.5 cm x 15.3 cm; 12 in x 4 1/2 in x 6 in
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- Credit Line
- Gift of Pratt-Read Corp.
- Weights & Measures
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- Medicine and Science: Chemistry
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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