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Adams Reducing Valve

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Inventory Number: 10310
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1998-7
Brief Description: Adams Reducing valve that has been sectioned. Invented by F H Adams, 1921. Sectioned side of valve shows an adjustment, tension spring, red diaphragm, reversal linkage, gold outlet nozzle with curved end, valve seat and from cylinder. Other side has '304' written in black, on black section is stamped 'NITROUS OXI ... Coxeter London Patent No. 190807'.
Provenance: From the Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Metal
Rubber
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
47 89 172 mm

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