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The application of laboratory tube furnace

Time:2024-05-29 11:21

Laboratory tube furnace is a common experimental equipment widely used in various scientific research and industrial fields. Its main feature is the ability to heat the sample under high temperatures and specific atmospheres. Its functions and characteristics make it a widely used device in laboratory research.

A commonly used experimental tube furnace (click on the image to view product details)
A commonly used experimental tube furnace (click on the image to view product details)

1. Materials Science Research
Material synthesis: used to prepare new materials, such as nanomaterials, ceramics, composite materials, etc., to achieve specific structures and properties of materials by controlling temperature and atmosphere.
Heat treatment: annealing, normalizing, tempering and other heat treatment processes are carried out on metals, alloys, and other materials to study the mechanical properties and microstructure changes of the materials.
Sintering: used in the sintering process of powder metallurgy and ceramic materials to bond powder particles into a dense solid at high temperatures.

2. Chemical research
Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD): Depositing thin films through gas-phase reactions at high temperatures, such as preparing graphene, carbon nanotubes, and semiconductor thin films.
Catalyst research: Evaluate the activity and stability of catalysts at high temperatures, study the catalytic reaction mechanism and kinetics.
Thermal decomposition: studying the decomposition behavior of compounds at high temperatures, such as preparing oxide, nitride, and carbide materials.

3. Environmental Science
Pollutant analysis: Simulate the high-temperature incineration process to study the behavior and removal efficiency of pollutants in exhaust gas and wastewater at high temperatures.
High temperature and corrosion resistance testing of materials: evaluating the stability and lifespan of materials in extreme environments.

4. Geological and mineralogical research
Melting and Recrystallization of Rocks and Minerals: Simulating Geological Conditions to Study Magma Formation and Mineral Recrystallization Processes.
High temperature geological experiment: studying chemical reactions and mineral transformations within the Earth under high temperature and pressure conditions.

Laboratory vacuum tube furnace (click on image to view product details)
Laboratory vacuum tube furnace (click on image to view product details)

5. Electronic and Semiconductor Research
Diffusion and doping: In semiconductor manufacturing, the electrical properties of materials are controlled through high-temperature diffusion and doping.
Oxidation and annealing: Used for thermal oxidation, annealing, and heat treatment of silicon wafers to improve material properties.

6. Physics research
Phase change research: studying the phase change behavior of materials at different temperatures, such as melting, solidification, phase separation, etc.
Measurement of thermal expansion and thermoelectric properties: Study the thermal expansion coefficient and thermoelectric properties of materials.

7. New energy research
Lithium battery materials: Used for the preparation and modification of positive and negative electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries, such as lithium iron phosphate and lithium titanium oxide.
Fuel cell materials: Study the material preparation and performance optimization of proton exchange membrane fuel cells and solid oxide fuel cells.

8. Teaching and Training
Experimental teaching: In the experimental teaching of universities and research institutions, tube furnaces are used to demonstrate and verify the basic principles and processes of materials and chemical reactions.
Operation training: Train students and researchers on the correct use of high-temperature equipment and experimental operations.

9. Synthesis and processing
Graphitization treatment: By high-temperature treatment of carbon materials, their graphitization is achieved, improving their conductivity and strength.
High temperature atmosphere treatment: High temperature treatment is carried out in a protective or reactive atmosphere (such as nitrogen, air, oxygen) to control the chemical composition and properties of the material.

1700 degree experimental tube furnace (click on the image to view product details)
1700 degree experimental tube furnace (click on the image to view product details)

Laboratory tube furnaces are widely used in various fields, and their convenient temperature control and stable performance make them widely used equipment in laboratory research. Meanwhile, correct operating procedures and precautions are crucial for ensuring the safety and accuracy of the experiment.Click to learn more tube furnace! Or click on online customer service to learn more about product information!


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