Dowel Rod, Langley

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Date

1887-1903

Inventory Number

A19820973000

Physical Description

  • Mandrel used for shaping copper tubing of burners; An object, much like a rolling pin, with 1.125" grooves spiraling up. The indication here is that objects like this were used to make water condenser tubing or fuel lines for experimental aerodromes.
  • Stored with A19820929000

Credit Line

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • Wood
  • Varnish
  • Ferrous Alloy
  • Copper Alloy

Dimensions

3-D (Overall): 46.4 × 6.3 × 7.6cm (1 ft. 6 1/4 in. × 2 1/2 in. × 3 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Test