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Scientific Instrument - Optical Bench

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Description
A solid wood board. A steel ruler scale on top, 0-30mm, mounted along one edge. Fixed along the opposite edge is a 10mm diam. steel bar, 41cm long.
Size
3x45x15cm
Object Registration
004020
Keywords
physics, scientific instrument
Historical information
Used for optics experiments and engineering. Components such as light sources and lenses can be bolted down and easily shifted along the length of the rail.
Made By
W.G. Pye & Co. (Commercial manufacturer)
Inscriptions & Markings
W.G. Pye & Co. Eng. Cambridge.
Last updated
29 Jun 2017 at 10:10PM