Powder-Tester (c. 1700). Powerful steel spring att

Made:
1700

Buy this image as a print 

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Powder-Tester (c. 1700). Powerful steel spring attached to an arc along which is a brass wire, with a moveable leather washer. The powder for testing is fired in the small brass mortar when the spring and arc are blown backwards, and its force is registered by the position of the washer on the divided arc

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1993-1347
type:
powder tester
credit:
National Maritime Museum

Cite this page

Rights

We encourage the use and reuse of our collection data.


Data in the title, made, maker and details fields are released under Creative Commons Zero


Descriptions and all other text content are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 licence

Using our data

Download

Download catalogue entry as json

Download manifest IIIF

Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website.