2014.5.1: Anaesthesia Machine, 1938-1946

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2014.5.1: Anaesthesia Machine.
Image No. 3748 ; Photographer: Helen Kingsley

Object Description

Anaesthetizing machine with fluid meters for administrating controlled concentrations of oxygen, nitrous oxide and cyclopropane, and gas strainer, vaporizer and delivery machine. Metal label attached to machine reads 'Lundy Rochester Model HEIDBRINK KINET-0-METER REG U.S. PAT. OFF. THE HEIDBRINK CO. MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.' with trade mark 'HI-CO'. The apparatus is mounted onto a cast iron stand with four caster wheels.

Object Classification

Accession Number: 2014.5.1
Collection: Anaesthesiology
Date: 1938-1946

Object Dimensions

  • Height: 112 cm

Object Parts

Object Materials

  • cast iron,
  • chrome plate,
  • copper alloy,
  • cord,
  • enamel,
  • glass,
  • metal,
  • paint,
  • rubber,
  • steel

Acquisition Detail

  • Manufacturer: Heidbrink Co.
  • Patent Country: U.S.A.Patent Number: 1412866, 1989366, 1802601, 2073372, 1858084
  • Owner: Drs. F. & K. E. Mirhady