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Hand centrifuge, 1912.

Hand centrifuge, 1912.
3 8 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 30cm


Mixtures of liquids, or suspensions of solids in liquids, naturally separate out over a period of time. This proces can be speeded up by whirling a sample round in a centrifuge. This centrifuge was made by Towson and Mercer of London.

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