Nicholson hydrometer

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  • A hydrometer is used for measuring a density or specific gravity. It was also called an aerometer, a gravimeter.
  • This hydrometer is used to determine Specific Gravity of liquids, probably aqueous or alcoholic.
  • Weights are added to the scale pan on top, until the marking on the stem is level with the surface of the liquid.
  • It consists of a hollow metal cylinder, upper loading pan and bucket suspended of the bottom for stability and to hold the specimen when immersed
  • Made from brass sheet.
  • Overall dimensions – Length 25cm × diameter:4cm.

Instrument Name: Nicholson hydrometer