akeron (U.K.) Ltd - Engineering & Lighting
15 Terminal Close, Shoeburyness. SS3 9BN. ENGLAND
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Hourglasses :

An hourglass (sandglass, sand timer, sand clock, egg timer) measures the passage of a few minutes or an hour of time. It has two connected vertical glass bulbs allowing a regulated trickle of material from the top to the bottom. Once the top bulb is empty, it can be inverted to begin timing again. The name hourglass comes from historically common hour timing. Factors affecting the time measured include the amount of sand, the bulb size, the neck width, and the sand quality. Alternatives to sand are powdered eggshell and powdered marble (sources disagree on the best material). In modern times, hourglasses are ornamental, or used when an approximate measure suffices, as in egg timers for cooking or for board games.

Source: Wikipedia page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hourglass

Text Re-Used under under CC-BY-SA license and GNU Free Documentation License .

We supply three types of Hourglass :
o Brass
o Steel with Wooden Base
o All-Wood
Some are available in a choice of models. Please click the above for further details (TO FOLLOW).

You may also be interested in our leaflets below :

- Hourglass (Bullet Points) PDF
- Hourglass Range (Drawings) PDF
- Hourglass Range (Photos) PDF

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Steel with Wooden Base Hourglasses - INFORMATION TO FOLLOW

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All-Wood Hourglasses - INFORMATION TO FOLLOW

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