Melting Point Apparatus

Melting Point Apparatus

Catalogue No. – 17046
used in the determination of melting of any substance in small quantity upto 300 [table “17046” not found /]


A melting point apparatus is a scientific instrument used to determine the melting point of a solid substance. The apparatus typically consists of a heating block, a temperature sensor, and a viewing window or magnifying lens to observe the sample.

To use the apparatus, a small amount of the substance is placed into a capillary tube, which is then inserted into the heating block. The block is gradually heated, and the temperature sensor measures the temperature of the sample as it melts. The melting point is the temperature at which the solid substance changes to a liquid state.

Melting point apparatuses are commonly used in chemistry laboratories to identify and characterize unknown substances. The melting point is a physical property of a substance, and a known melting point can help to identify an unknown substance by comparing it to known values.

Melting point apparatuses come in a range of sizes and types, from simple manual devices to more advanced automated models that can measure multiple samples simultaneously. The apparatus is an essential tool for researchers, scientists, and technicians working in fields such as chemistry, pharmaceuticals, and materials science, where precise control of melting point is critical for quality control and product development.