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5G50.11 - Curie Point Dropper

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​5G50.11 - Curie Point Dropper

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Title5G50.11 - Curie Point Dropper
Objective

Iron heated to its Curie point loses its magnetism

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Assembly Instructions

Place the Curie point dropper aparatus on top of the metal mesh sheet so that the hot nail doesn't burn the table. Also provide a propane torch and a pair of pliers.

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Operation Time5
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Operation Instructions

Click on the propane torch and heat the point end of the nail (do not heat the magnet). When the nail reaches the curie point it will drop off the magnet and fall on the metal grid. The Curie point of iron is 1043K, 770° C, or 1,420° F. After a few seconds, the nail will cool below the curie point and can be reattached to the magnet (use the pliers)


ExportableYes
Demo on DimeNo
PIRA 200Yes
Export Instructions (if different)
HazardsCaution - Open Flames, Caution - HOT
Analysis/Information

Iron heated to its Curie point loses its magnetism​

Category5 Electricity and Magnetism
Subcategory5G - Magnetic Materials
Keywordscurie, transition, magnetization
Construction Information
 
  
  
curie point assembly
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metal protective grid
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propane torch
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camera - b&w
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blocking plate
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