Sensitive Flame Apparatus for Ordinary Gas Pressure, and Some Observations Thereon

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A GLASS or metallic tube, about 5 inches long, and in diameter, is closed at one end with a perforated cork, through this cork slides a piece of 1 8 inch tubing, about 6 inches long. One end of this is either drawn out to a jet, or closed in the blow-pipe flame to reduce its diameter to about 1/16; inch, and the other end is connected to a gas supply. (Fig. 1.)

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RIDOUT, R. Sensitive Flame Apparatus for Ordinary Gas Pressure, and Some Observations Thereon . Nature 15, 119 (1876) doi:10.1038/015119a0

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