How To Prepare Various Samples

HOW TO PREPARE VARIOUS SAMPLES FOR FIRING IN AN OXYGEN BOMB CALORIMETER Generally approximately 0.5g of a sample is weighed into the crucible, the cotton thread is attached to the wire, and the crucible is put into the vessel. This applies to powdery substances. But what about other substances? LIQUID, …

Upgrading from the CAL2K Calorimeters to CAL3K Calorimeters

UPGRADING FROM THE CAL2K CALORIMETER TO THE CAL3K CALORIMETER The CAL2K Bomb Calorimeter series has been around for over 12 years and it has become the standard/benchmark for others to follow. The CAL2K Calorimeter range consisted of an ECO Calorimeter, E2K Calorimeter and the CAL2K Bomb Calorimeter Systems. Each system …

Why High Pressure Oxygen is used in Bomb Calorimeters

WHY HIGH PRESSURE OXYGEN IS USED IN BOMB CALORIMETERS Oxygen Bomb Calorimeters (also known as Constant Volume Calorimeters) are used for various applications in different industries to calculate the heat released from a combustion reaction (also known as a combustion calorimeter), the calorific value of the sample, be it any …

The Difference Between a Coffee Cup Calorimeter and a Bomb Calorimeter

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A COFFEE CUP CALORIMETER AND AN OXYGEN BOMB CALORIMETER A calorimeter is a device used to measure the quantity of energy transferred to its surroundings. Two of the most common types of calorimeters are the coffee cup calorimeter and the bomb calorimeter. They might use the same …

The Difference Between Calories in Foodstuff and Calories in Combustible Material

A combustion calorimeter can be used to measure animal feed. This sounds crazy at first, but it is widely used. The reason for this is the notion that food calories are not the same as combustible calories. This means that the calories (KJ) written on a food packet are NOT …