The apparatus consists of a heavy gauge shield, lagged with asbestos cover in two parts and wire gauge. The shield is supported on a platform with chimney arranged for fitting to stand. Complete with one distillation flask of 500 ml and one 100 ml crow receiver but without thermometer. Electric hot plate heated with energy regulator. Thermometer ASTM 8?c - 2 to +400?c SUBD. 1?c.