Diathermy Unit

The Liebel Flarsheim Company, Manufacturer

Circa 1948
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Maker and Role
The Liebel Flarsheim Company, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1948
Description
1 Short-wave diathermy machine. SW-227, frequency-controlled machine. Diathermy is the art of producing heat within the body tissues by passing a high frequency electrical current through the part. The 3 main sections are the wheeled cabinet base, the top unit with the operator's controls located on a slanted top, and thirdly the air-spaced plates which administer diathermy treatments. F.C.C. type approval No. D:-472. -2 Cabinet. -3 Control panel. -4 Air-spaced plates. -5 Instructions book - 22 pages (A4 booklet) for setting up and operating the machine. -6 Hinged drum - which administers diathermy treatment. -7 Adjustable arm. -8 Cable - which administers diathermy treatment. Box of parts. Item found with second arm - unsure if definitely part of same unit.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Paper
Signature/Marks and Type
Liebel-Flarsheim & Co. Label
Model s.w.227/ Frequency controled/ short wave diathermy unit/ F.C.C. type approval No. D-472/ See instruction book for details of opporation/ Volts 115-230 Ampers 13-7 cycles 50-60/ frequency 27120 kilocycles +/- 160 kilocycles/ serial No. D-5264 Date of manufacture 7-19-49/ US Patent numbers 2,261,152-2,261,153/ additional patents pending / the liebel-flarsheim Co. / Cincinanti, Ohio, USA Label
Model s.w.227/ Frequency controlled/ short wave diathermy unit/ F.C.C. type approval No. D-472/ See instruction book for details of operation/ Volts 115-230 Amperes 13-7 cycles 50-60/ frequency 27120 kilocycles +/- 160 kilocycles/ serial No. D-5264 Date of manufacture 7-19-49/ US Patent numbers 2,261,152-2,261,153/ additional patents pending / the liebel-flarsheim Co. / Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Label
INSTRUCTIONS / FOR SETTING UP AND OPERATING THE / L-F / SW-227 / Frequency-Controlled / SHORT-WAVE DIATHERMY / F.C.C. TYPE APPROVAL / No. D-472 / [...] / The LIEBEL L-F FLARSHEIM Co. / CINCINNATI 2, OHIO Printed
Accession No
2003.277
Credit Line
The Liebel Flarsheim Company. Circa 1948. Diathermy Unit, 2003.277. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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