EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 77, 201416th International Congress of Metrology
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||19 August 2014|
Toward New High Temperature Reference Materials for Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis
Laboratoire Commun de Métrologie LNE-Cnam (LCM), Laboratoire National de Métrologie et d’Essais, Scientific and Industrial Metrology Centre, 78197 Trappes, France
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Published online: 19 August 2014
The French National Metrology Laboratory LNE-LCM has developed a high temperature reference facility for accurate measurements of the specific heat capacity and of the enthalpy of fusion of materials over the temperature range [23 °C, 1000 °C]. The metrological approach was to modify a commercial Calvet calorimeter in order to lower the uncertainty of measurement and to insure the metrological traceability of the measurements to the SI units, in particular by designing a new calibration system. The enthalpies of fusion of pure metals (indium, tin and silver) and of a binary alloy Ag-28Cu have been measured. The results obtained on the three pure metallic materials are in very good agreement with data obtained by other National Metrology Institutes (NMIs) using adiabatic calorimetry.
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