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Capillary action with elemental Selenium

by taylaron
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taylaron
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Jul1-13, 12:31 AM
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Greetings PFers.

I'm designing an experiment that needs to take elemental selenium gas at 500K at 120 PSI to a liquid form at any temp and pressure. I would like to use capillary tubes in conjunction with a pump to convert the gas to a liquid.

However, i'm having difficulty finding information on capillary action when using elemental selenium. Primarily, what material do I need to use and what inside diameter. Can anyone point me in the right direction or give me a tip?

Thanks!

-Tay
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Jul1-13, 10:28 AM
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check this paper out. its old but they used a Ubbeholde type viscometer. they describe capillary diameter and material.

http://pdf.lookchem.com/pdf/22/a1b70...4da1267259.pdf


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