Melt Station

Melt Station

Melt Station

$519.00

The Melt Station makes it possible to accurately determine the melting temperature of solid substances.

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Connect the Melt Station to a Vernier interface to measure the melting temperature of solid substances.

  • Accurate results using built-in RTD over a range of 30°C to 260°C
  • High-quality 6X viewing lens for clear observation of the samples
  • Innovative, adjustable tilt allows for optimal viewing angle
  • Cooling fan reduces time between tests

Each Melt Station comes with 100 standard capillary tubes. Additional packages of 100 are available.

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 x 15 cm x 1.5 cm
    • Body: 9 cm x 9 cm x 24 cm
  • Weight: 1.0 kg (2.2 lbs)
  • 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 sixty 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)

Experiments

High School (3 experiments)
College (9 experiments)

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest 2

Full Support

The Melt Station is fully supported with LabQuest 2 (version 2.8.5), a standalone data logger with built-in graphing and analysis software.

Learn more about LabQuest 2 »

Computers
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Computers
Version 4.10
Logger Pro
Version 3.16
Logger Lite
Version 1.9.4
LabQuest StreamFull support 1 2Full supportFull support 3
EasyLinkIncompatibleFull support 4Full support 4
Go!LinkFull support 2Full supportFull support
LabQuest 2Full support 2 5Full supportFull support
LabQuest MiniFull support 2Full supportFull support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Future software updates will support connection via Bluetooth® technology
  2. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  3. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Wireless connection is not supported.
  4. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
  5. Full support of this sensor is only available when LabQuest 2 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing. Future software updates will support the use of this sensor with LabQuest connected via USB to computers or Chromebooks.
Chromebook
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Chrome
Version 4.10
EasyLinkFull support 1 2
Go!LinkFull support 2
LabQuest 2Full support 2 3
LabQuest MiniFull support 2
LabQuest StreamFull support 2 4

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
  2. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  3. Full support of this sensor is only available when LabQuest 2 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing. Future software updates will support the use of this sensor with LabQuest connected via USB to computers or Chromebooks.
  4. Connect LabQuest Stream via USB. Future software updates will support connection via Bluetooth® technology
iOS
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for iOS
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for iOS
Version 4.0.6
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1
LabQuest StreamFull support 2Partial support 2

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
  2. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
Android
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Android
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for Android
Version 3.2
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1
LabQuest StreamFull support 2Incompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
  2. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
Arduino
Software
InterfaceArduino
Vernier Arduino® Interface ShieldFull support 1

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires advanced programming for data collection
LabVIEW
Software
InterfaceNI LabVIEW
Go!LinkFull support 1
SensorDAQFull support
Vernier myDAQ AdapterFull support 1 2
LabQuest MiniFull support
LabQuest StreamFull support
LabQuest 2Full support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires advanced programming for data collection
  2. You can only read the raw count/raw voltage output by this sensor. You must do the programming to convert to proper sensor units.
Original LabQuest
Software
InterfaceLabQuest App for Original LabQuest
Version 1.7.6
EasyLinkFull support 1
Go!LinkFull support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
Texas Instruments
Software
InterfaceEasyData
Version 2.4/4.0/5.2
TI-84 SmartViewDataQuest
Version 4.2
TI-Nspire Software
EasyLinkFull support 1 2Full support 2 3Full supportFull support 3
Go!LinkFull support 1 2 4Full support 2Full support 4Full support
TI-Nspire Lab CradleIncompatibleIncompatibleFull supportFull support
CBL 2Partial support 2 5IncompatibleIncompatibleIncompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. Use with TI-84 Plus calculators only.
  2. Software does not support the Data Tagging feature that is typically used with this sensor.
  3. Requires an Easy to Go! adapter
  4. Requires a Go! to Easy adapter
  5. CBL 2 and LabPro interfaces cannot be used with TI-84 Plus CE calculators.

What's Included

Accessories

AccessoryOrder CodePriceQuantity
Melt Station Capillary TubesMLT-TUBE$19.00

Support

Warranty

5-year limited warranty (consumables excluded)

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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