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DuPont Cell Base

  • Manufactured by DuPont
    Made in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 10.5 in. H x 12.75 in. W x 12 in. D
    Metal, plastic
  • Not on display
  • Gift of the Bodenseewerk Perkin-Elmer Museum of Instrumental Analysis, Überlingen, Germany
  • Bodensee Collection
  • 2002.003.222

Description

This instrument is also known as a Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) and is used in thermoanalytical experiments that measure the amount of heat required to increase the temperature of an unknown sample compared with that of a reference sample. This type of Calorimeter is usually used in conjunction with a Thermoanalyzer.

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