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Glassware - Soxhlet Extraction Apparatus, Bellco, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: HT 3480

Glass extractor, made by Bellco. Used by Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL) Limited, Parkville, Victoria. c.1920. Laboratory glassware used for the preparation of pharmaceuticals. This extractor is a part of a Soxhlet extraction apparatus used for the extraction and purification of solids using a variety of solvents.
Vase shaped, bulbous at base with tube protruding RHS. Bulb tapers to cylinder at top with 2 pipette tubes protruding from closed end.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), 2004
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 33.50 cm (Height), 12.50 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: chemical apparatus instruments, glass products, laboratory apparatus equipment
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
User: CSL Ltd (Commonwealth Serum Laboratories), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1920s
Manufacturer: Bellco Biological Glassware, Vineland, New Jersey, United States of America

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