The Brady & Martin Vintage Kenotometer is a vital instrument for ships, as it enables the crew to measure the density of liquids and gases with precision. Furthermore, this information is crucial for maintaining the ship’s weight and stability. By measuring the density of the ship’s fuel, the crew can confidently plan their voyage and avoid running out of fuel at sea. Additionally, measuring the density of the water in the ballast tanks ensures the ship’s stability and prevents capsizing.
Moreover, the Kenotometer serves as an additional layer of protection by checking for contamination in the fuel or water supply. The device, manufactured by the reputable Brady & Martin, uses a buoyancy principle to determine the density of liquids and gases. It is composed of a cylinder filled with a fluid of known density and a float suspended inside, providing accurate and dependable results.
The lid on the box does not close securely.
Box Length: 17″
Width: 12 1/2″
Glass: 10 3/4″ long x 7 1/2″ wide
Thickness: 4 12″
Weight: 13.5 lbs.