Ohio No. 8 Vaporizer
Catalog Record: Ohio No. 8 Vaporizer
Access Key: aikj
Accession No.: 2010-07-20-1
Title: [Ohio No. 8 Vaporizer.]
Corporate Author: Ohio Medical Products.
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : Ohio Chemical & Mfg Co., [197-].
Physical Description: 1 vaporizer : cotton, glass, nickel plated brass? ; 28 x 9 x 12 cm.
Subject: Ether, Ethyl.
Subject: Anesthesia, Inhalation.
Note Type: General
Notes: Title verified by Dorsch & Dorsch (1975).
Note Type: Citation
Notes: Dorsch JA, Dorsch SE. Understanding Anesthesia Equipment: Construction, Care
and Complications. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins Co. 1975:120-122.
Note Type: Physical Description
Notes: Vaporizer is comprised of a metal (nickel plated brass?) head unit, a glass
jar, and a cotton wick; The head unit includes an inlet and outlet, a filling
port, control lever, scale labeled “Shut”, 1 thru 9, and “Full Open”, and a
bypass valve that is not visible (Dorsch & Dorsch, 1975); The glass jar is
marked with lines indicating ounces and cc’s; A line also marks the maximum
volume: “Do Not Fill Above This Line”; Inside the glass jar is a cotton wick
suspended from the head of the vaporizer.
Note Type: Reproduction
Notes: Photographed by Mr. William Lyle July 13, 2010.