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Melt Station

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

Description

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.

Sample Data

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)
Download the user manual for full specifications

Experiments and Lab Ideas

Select a lab book to see a list of experiments and more information.

Lab Ideas and Innovative Uses

Do you have an innovative use for Vernier technology? What about a favorite lab or demo? We love to hear what creative uses people have for our products. Please email them to innovativeuses@vernier.com

Compatibility Requirements

The Melt Station may require a compatible interface and software. Choose a platform below to see compatible interface and software options.

What’s Included

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Melt StationMLT-BTA$499
Optional Accessories
Melt Station Capillary TubesMLT-TUBE$15

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