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Pyrex89 of 94Huge * Unique Vintage PYREX Bowl w/ SpoutVintage Hamilton Beach Stand Mixer
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Posted 5 years ago


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I am just trying to figure out what this was used for originally. Very thick glass, probably a 5 gallon glass bowl or so.

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  1. nwclocks nwclocks, 5 years ago
    it's a Pyrex desiccator
  2. nwclocks nwclocks, 5 years ago
    should have a glass ring around top with a stem to act as a valve. to pull vacuum and also release vacuum pressure
  3. Talk2foster, 5 years ago
    What would it be used for exactly? Why so big?
  4. nwclocks nwclocks, 5 years ago
    It's a vacuum chamber for use in medical or chemical laboratory's. Lid and base are ground to fit and sealed with high vacuum greese
    hope this helps.
  5. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
    My guess is a steamer for cabbage, artichokes etc..
  6. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
  7. TallCakes TallCakes, 5 years ago
    looks like the link will have to be copied and pasted as it is longer that allowd by CW; just copy & paste the whole thing
  8. Hedgewalker Hedgewalker, 5 years ago
    Used one of these for many years.It is indeed a vac bowl as stated by nw and TallCakes.I used it to take gasses out of urethane before processing.Without this the urethane was full of air bubbles when cured.

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