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Ampoule - Glass, Freeze Drying, circa 1940s Reg. No: HT 3477
- Glass ampoule used for freeze drying solutions. Vast numbers of these ampoules were used for drying penicillin under vacuum. They were sealed by flaming the neck while vacuum connected. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria.
- Cylindrical glass chamber with thin glass tube leading to opening.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
|Dimensions:||3.00 cm (Width), 22.30 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||glassware, label application equipment, manufacturing, penicillin|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection, CSL (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories) Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Medical Research|
|Tertiary Classification:||laboratory equipment|
|Manufacturer:||Australian Glass Manufacturers Co Ltd (AGM), Australia|
|User:||CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940|