Overview setup for melting point determination.
The principle components are 1930-60 vintage.
Bunsen gas burner and red rubber hose
Thiele-Dennis Melting Point Tube filled with oil or sulfuric acid
Mercury stick Thermometer to measure the bath temperature thus sample melting point
A glass capillary tube holding the sample attached to the thermometer
Magnifier and background plate for enlarging and highlighting the sample as it melts
Support stand tripod base and assorted clamps.
Overall height 32".
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