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Sterilising Can - Pipette, Copper, circa 1920s Object Reg. No: HT 2835

Pipette sterilising can made of copper in day before stainless steel. The traditional design is a century old. Protects pipettes from accidental breakage during autoclaving and helps preserve sterility until used. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria, about 1920s
Copper cylindrical can with removable lid.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 5.20 cm (Width), 40.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: laboratory apparatus equipment, sterilizers
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
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920s

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