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Coolidge X-Ray Tube, by General Electric, USA, c. 1940

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Inventory Number: 10006
Object Type:
Place Created: USA North America
Accession Number: 1969-30/1
Brief Description: A water cooled X-ray gun for crystallographic analysis with copper target and Iron electrodes. With rubber/plastic sheath-type grip and metal screw at the end. Cylindrical tube with internal glass structure containing thick wires, and a metal component extending outside the tube. Glass tube broken away at one end. Glass shards kept in a separate plastic bag. "CA6 / COOLIDGE / [GE logo] / TUBE / MADE IN USA" stamped on exterior glass surface. "C.U. TARGET / MATERIAL" printed on metal plaque attached to screw-type base.
Primary Inscriptions: "CA6 / COOLIDGE / [GE logo] / TUBE / MADE IN USA" stamped on exterior glass surface.
Provenance: Transferred from the Department of Chemical Crystallography, University of Oxford in 1969 per. Mr. F. Welch and Prof. H. M. Powell
Collection Group:
Material(s): Glass
Plastic
Copper
Iron
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
312 62 mm

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