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Balance - Torsion, Gallenkamp, circa 1960 Document Reg. No: HT 3234

Summary:
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.
Description:
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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 25.70 cm (Height), 12.50 cm (Width), 25.50 cm (Length)

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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

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