Automated ''float'' method for determination of densities of molten salts

Helge A. Andreasen, Niels Bjerrum, Carl Erik Foverskov

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Abstract

A new system for measuring densities of molten salt systems is described. The system consists of an accurate metal block furnace, the temperature of which can be changed linearly in time, a fused quartz tube containing quartz floats loaded with a ferromagnetic material, a differential transformer wound with platinum wire, an amplifier, a digital voltmeter, an interface, a paper tape punch, and a recorder. The advantages of the system are its ease of operation compared to other ''float'' methods, and the possibility of looking at highly colored melts and also melts having a high vapor pressure. Review of Scientific Instruments is copyrighted by The American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Volume48
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)1340-1343
ISSN0034-6748
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1977

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