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Wednesday, 25 June 2014 15:32

I1-51: RUBBER AT LN TEMPERATURE

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  • ID Code: I1-51
  • Purpose: Demonstrate how a normally elastic material at room temperature becomes rigid at very low temperatures.
  • Description: Dip a rubber sample into the liquid nitrogen with the tongs, then place it on a wooden "anvil" and hit it with a hammer to break it. Show the students in the audience how the material's property change with temperature.
  • Availability: Available
  • Loc codes: I0, I1
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