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  • Beam balance with suspended ball and counterweight
  • For demonstrating buoyancy on a body due to atmospheric pressure
  • Placed in Vacuum Bell Jar under atmospheric pressure
  • For use with vacuum chamber and pump
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Brand:  3B Scientific

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The Baroscope is a beam balance on a base with a suspended polystyrene ball and adjustable counterweight. It is used for demonstrating buoyancy on a body due to atmospheric pressure.

At a state of equilibrium, a Baroscope is placed in a Vacuum Bell Jar under atmospheric pressure. When the air in the bell jar is evacuated, the Styrofoam sphere falls on account of the reduction in lift.

Required Equipment

To use the Baroscope you will also require the following:

  • Vacuum chamber
  • Vacuum pump

Compatible Equipment

The Baroscope is intended for use with:

Technical Specification

  • Styrofoam sphere: 50mm dia.
  • Base: 120 x 90mm²
  • Height: 125mm

Delivery Information

The Baroscope is usually delivered within 3 to 5 working days of ordering via UPS courier.

If you would like up to the minute delivery and tracking information for your order, please contact the Lab World Customer Care Team by telephone on 020 7501 1105 or by email using the form below. We look forward to helping you with your enquiry.


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