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Centrifuge - Bench, Water Driven, Maw Son & Sons, circa 1910 Reg. No: HT 2821
- Water-driven bench centrifuge. From era before electric centrifuges. This type was widely used at CSL. Photographs show that centrifuges were positioned next to sinks. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Ltd., Parkville, Victoria. c1910.
- Cylindrical metal stand with metal water intle pipe and outlet pipes, vertical arm wupports cylindrical metal appartus at side and extends over top of main body to support central axis spindle. Disc-shaped plate supports 4 hinged metal tubes for test tubes.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||38.00 cm (Height), 35.00 cm (Width), 35.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||centrifuges, laboratory apparatus, water|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Research|
|Tertiary Classification:||laboratory equipment|
|Inscriptions:||MAW. SON & SONS LTD|
|Manufacturer:||Maw, Son & Sons Ltd, circa 1910|
|User:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1910|