Argand burner

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Argand burner

An obsolete laboratory furnace designed by A Argand (1755–1803) that allowed regulation of air intake.

Argand,

Aimé, Swiss physicist, 1755-1803.
Argand burner - oil or gas burner with air supplied to flame by an inner tube.
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He performs a service by including illustrations to accompany the history of lighting, beginning with oil lamps, candles, and Argand lamps that arrived at the end of the century.