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Milk weighing; Parsch & Larsen Petersen Horsens Denmark; 1920's; 2008-11

Milk weighing, Parsch & Larsen Petersen    Horsens Denmark, 1920's, 2008-11
Name/Title
Milk weighing
About this object
When dairy farmers took their milk to the factory in cans the weight of milk in each can was required. One method was to weigh the can with milk, then empty the can, reweigh so get the weight of milk. The platform for the can hung from a shaft that could rotate. A counterbalance weight controlled the rotation. The weight on the platform was shown on a scale, on the right hand side.
Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
1920's
Place Made
Denmark
Medium and Materials
Cast steel
Subject and Association Description
A weighing machine that can handle the 25 gallon milk can
Credit Line
Gift to TATATM
Object Type
Milk scales
Object number
2008-11

Tags

dairy
factory
milk
milk can transport
TATATM
weighing


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