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Filter Pad Holder - Earthenware, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: HT 2842

Summary:
Earthenware filter pad holder. A circle of depth filder pad is clamped between two grooved earthenware plates. Solution to be clarified goes in one plate and comes out the other. Period probably 1920s. Superseded by metal holders. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
Description:
Cylindrical shape made up of two white ceramic plates clamped together with circular silver metal structure and eight wingnuts through grooves in the outside of plates. Centre of both plates have holes with red rubber pieces clamped on with copper wire.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 11.00 cm (Height), 18.00 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: filtration, laboratory apparatus
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: Scratched into metal by hand: CSL 4426
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920

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