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4A40.30 - Racquetball in Liquid Nitrogen

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​4A40.30 - Racquetball in Liquid Nitrogen

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Title4A40.30 - Racquetball in Liquid Nitrogen
Objective

Demonstrate the change in properties of a racquetball at low temperatures.

StatusAvailable
Assembly Instructions

Overview
If you are able to save all the various peices of the broken ball it can be re-assembled w/ superglue and makes an interesting puzzle.
Instructions
Place a slightly used racquetball into a dewar of liquid nitrogen. After a couple of minutes, take the racquetball out of the dewar using clamps. Making sure to wear gloves and goggles, both of which are provided, and throw the ball at the floor.
Component Notes
Please order this demo at least one day in advance, in order for us to have enough time to get the liquid nitrogen.

Setup Time20
Operation Time3
Preview Time5
Operation Instructions
ExportableNo
Demo on DimeNo
PIRA 200Yes
Export Instructions (if different)
HazardsNone
Analysis/Information
Category4 Thermodynamics
Subcategory4A - Thermal Properties of Matter
Keywordschange of state, property change, low temperatures
Construction Information
 
  
  
liquid nitrogen
liquid nitrogen dewer
1
liquid nitrogen basket
1
raquet ball
1
gloves for handling liquid nitrogen
2