Go Direct® Melt Station

Go Direct® Melt Station

Go Direct® Melt Station

$529.00

The Go Direct Melt Station accurately determines the melting temperature of solid substances. It connects via Bluetooth® wireless technology or via USB to your device.

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Teach students the visual detection capillary method of melting point determination with the Go Direct Melt Station. It accurately measures melting temperatures of a solid (up to 260°C), and the real-time graphing provides a unique perspective of the melting process.

The wide-angle observation and magnification window, LED-lit heater block, and adjustable tilt base give students a clear view of the substance as they witness the state change. Internal cooling fans reduce the waiting time between sample testing. Also included is an important safety feature that automatically powers down the heating block after 60 minutes with no change to the control knob.

The Go Direct Melt Station can be used in a variety of experiments:

  • Determine the melting temperature of an known organic solid such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or caffeine.
  • Identify an unknown organic solid by its melting temperature.
  • Use melting temperature to analyze reaction products.

Wireless or Wired–The Flexibility to Choose

Our Go Direct sensors connect directly to your mobile device, Chromebook, or computer using our free Graphical Analysis app–no additional equipment or software purchases are necessary. Go Direct sensors can be used wired via USB or wirelessly via Bluetooth® wireless technology, allowing you to choose the solution best for your classroom or laboratory.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, including nickel, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, see www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

Specifications

  • Dimensions:
    • Base: 13 cm × 15 cm × 1.5 cm
    • Body: 9 cm × 9 cm × 24 cm
  • Weight: 1.0 kg (2.2 lbs)
  • Range: Ambient to 260°C
  • Resolution: 0.10°C
  • Accuracy: ±0.31 + 0.0006T, where T is the temperature in Celsius
  • Safety shut down: The heating block is automatically powered down after approximately 60 minutes of heating.
  • Capillary tubes: 1.4–1.8 mm outside diameter, 100 mm length
  • Capillary tube slots: 3
  • Viewing lens: 27 mm diameter (functional), 30 mm (actual)
  • Lighting of capillary slots: 3 white LEDs
  • Lighting of control dial:
    • Red LED (indicates heating mode)
    • Blue LED (indicates cooling mode with cooling fan running)
    • Yellow LED (safety shut off activated)
  • Connections:
    • Wireless: Bluetooth
    • Wired: USB

Experiments

High School (3 experiments)
College (1 experiments)

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest
InterfaceLabQuest App
LabQuest® 3Full support
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 1
LabQuest (discontinued)Incompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Computers
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis App for Computers
Version 4.10
No interface requiredFull support 1 2
LabQuest® 3Full support 2 3 4
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 2 3 4

Compatibility Notes

  1. For Bluetooth® connectivity, only computers running Windows 10 or Mac OS X 10.10 or newer are supported. The computer must also have a compatible Bluetooth 4.0+ radio.
  2. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  3. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB or wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  4. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Chromebook
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis App for Chrome
Version 4.10
No interface requiredFull support 1
LabQuest® 3Full support 1 2 3
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 1 2 3

Compatibility Notes

  1. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  2. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB or wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  3. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
iOS
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis App for iOS
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for iOS
Version 4.0.6
No interface requiredFull support 1Partial support 1
LabQuest® 3Full support 1 2 3 4Full support 1 2 3 4
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 1 2 3 4Full support 1 2 3 4

Compatibility Notes

  1. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  2. Connect this sensor directly to a supported mobile device via a wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results.
  3. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 via Wireless Data Sharing.
  4. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Android
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis App for Android
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for Android
Version 3.2
No interface requiredFull support 1Incompatible
LabQuest® 3Full support 1 2 3 4Full support 2 3
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 1 2 3 4Full support 2 3

Compatibility Notes

  1. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  2. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  3. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 via Wireless Data Sharing.
  4. Connect this sensor directly to a supported mobile device via a wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results.
Python
Software
InterfacePython
No interface requiredFull support
Javascript
Software
InterfaceJavascript
No interface requiredFull support 1

Compatibility Notes

  1. A wireless Bluetooth® connection can be made with Go Direct sensors on any platform running a browser with WebBluetooth support. However, only a few operating systems have been tested and testing has been limited.
LabVIEW
Software
InterfaceNI LabVIEW

What's Included

  • Go Direct Melt Station
  • 100 standard capillary tubes
  • Power supply
  • Micro USB Cable

Accessories

AccessoryOrder CodePriceQuantity
Melt Station Capillary TubesMLT-TUBE$19.00

Support

Warranty

5-year limited warranty (consumables excluded)
See our warranty policy

Replacement Parts

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Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications.

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