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Collection: School of Engineering Collection
Object Type: Engineering: Electrical Component
Artist/Maker: Cambridge Instrument Company Ltd.
Place Made: London, England
Date: Unknown
Media/Materials: Metal
Dimensions: 11.3 x 9.2 cm dia.


Weston Normal Cell No. L-380093. The Weston Standard cell was used as a standard of voltage in laboratories. The active components are a cathode of 10% Cadmium amalgam in Mercury, an anode of pure Mercury under a plug of Mercury and Cadmium Sulphates paste, all in a saturated solution of Cadmium Sulphate.

Object Number: ABDRG10592