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NIST Virtual Museum LogoWelcome to the History of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus at NIST



The following photographs will give you a perspective on the development of the Guarded-Hot-Plate apparatus at NIST.


1. Final version of NIST guarded-hot-plate apparatus built in 1929 by Van Dusen. 2. Chock Siu (sitting), Frank Powell (1), and Tom Watson in Front of 1929 NIST guarded-hot-plate apparatus (1973) 3. Prototype Robinson Line-heat-source guarded-hot-plate apparatus (1978).
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4. The circular "hot plate" being installed by Research Associate Dave Ober (1) and mechanical engineer Mahn HeeHahn 5. Technicians John McAuley (1) and Rick Petersen instrument the new 1000-mm guarded hot plate. 6. NIST one-meter line-heat-source guarded-hot-plate apparatus (198).
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