Kidney Dialysis Machine

Drake Willock, Manufacturer;  Cordis-Dow, Manufacturer; 

1964-1976
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Maker and Role
Drake Willock, Manufacturer
Cordis-Dow, Manufacturer
Production Date
1964-1976
Description
An early model Kidney Dialysis machine. It is fitted with a drip stand and enclosed in wood. There are double-hinged doors at the rear and a full length bottom-hinged door in front. There is an instrument panel on the front measuring. Attached to the left hand side of the panel is another unit. On top of this unit is a switch 3 Amp., ON/OFF switch and a red indicator light. There are 2 reset rubber buttons and a control switch marked "Increase". -2 Bottle - Saline Solution. Glass bottle graduated from 300 to 1000 ml and 0 to 600 ml. There are 2 separate calibrations. There is a metal hanger at the bottom to hang the bottle. One end has a drip-tube rubber cap with internal tube. Label on bottle reads: Ethical Ltd. Auckland, NZ. 0.9% Normal Saline. -3 Artificial Kidney (Filter) - This unit is made in the USA and the model is C-DAK 3500. The label is torn and partly missing so the name of the manufacturer is illegible.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Processed Material/Glass
Processed Material/Glass
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
C-DAK 3500 / Artificial Kidney / CO2 Filled / Cat. No. 201-620 / Mfg. Lot. No. Label
Accession No
F2435.2005
Credit Line
Drake Willock et al. 1964-1976. Kidney Dialysis Machine, F2435.2005. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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