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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Where is it from?
- A User Parkville, Australia
Filter Candle - Sintered Glass Pyrex, circa 1950 Reg. No: HT 2870
- Sintered glass filter candle - ultrafine porosity. Capable of filtering bacteria from fluids. Coarser grades are available - fine and ultrafine sintered glass could also be coated with collodion for ultrafiltration, as is seen with unglazed porcelain candles. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria. About 1950s.
- Tube-shaped glass jacket with protrusion at one end and silver attachment at other. Attachment has 3 wingnuts holding 2 plates together with white rubber tubes protruding from black stopper inserted into glass cavity. Another glass tube with a white coating top to bottom sits inside.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||13.00 cm (Width), 35.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||filtration, glass products, laboratory apparatus|
|Themes this item is part of:||Psychiatric Institutions of the Past, Medicine in Society Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Research|
|Tertiary Classification:||laboratory equipment|
|Place Made:||Chamberland, England, Great Britain|
|User:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950|