Unformatted text preview: where the numbers face you is an easy task. • putting the capillary into the unit can be tricky as some of you found! After getting past the opening hole (from a choice of 5), you have to 'find' a second hole carefully, before then sliding the tube the rest of the way while peering into the window, resting the end of the tube in the corresponding indentation on the metal plate just in front of where the thermometer bulb rests. • making a quick run with fast heat, then a slower run after allowing the temp to cool back down a bit, is good practice. • we report a melting range, not a melting point! • note, if your MP apparatus is located near a compressed air outlet, it may be set up with a rubber hose so that cooling down of the oil can be sped along by carefully turning on the air....
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- Winter '08
- Turn, Thermometer, MP apparatus