Science, experimentation and measurement

  • Quadrant pyrometer

    Inventory number: 6043
    Date: 1907 - 1925
    Dimensions: 22 x 40 x 20 cm

    The quadrant pyrometer is a device for measuring the expansion of metals subjected to the heat of a flame.

    Built on a wooden base, it is made up of a horizontal cylinder, a metal wire and a needle. The horizontal cylinder is filled with a flammable fuel (alcohol) and the flame is applied directly to the metal rod to be measured.