Balance - Torsion, Gallenkamp, circa 1960 Reg. No: HT 3234
- Torsion balance. Torsion balances were widely used at CSL for precisely weighing small quantities of tissue or chemicals, up to 1960s. A Gallenkamp & Co Ltd, London. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
- Black case housing white circular dial with metal arms radiating from centre, and glass box at RHS, housing a suspension scale. Drawer beneath for storing weights. Sits on adjustable base.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||25.70 cm (Height), 12.50 cm (Width), 25.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||balances, 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:||Text, on dial: PRECISION BALANCE/CAPACITY 250 M. GRMS/1 DIVISION = .5 M. GRM/CORRECT AT 20o C/A. GALLENKAMP & Co lTD/LONDON/MADE IN ENGLAND/No 60756 B/MODEL P.|
|User:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960s|