5G50.10 - Curie Point

Curie Point

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PIRA Classification: 5G50.10

Description: A soft iron wire is free to swing. The wire is attracted to a permanent magnet, but cannot touch it. A burner is placed under the wire at a point nearest the magnet. After a few seconds, the wire will swing away from the magnet as the Curie temperature is reached. When the wire cools down, it will swing back to the magnet.

Special Instructions: None

Condition: Good

Setup time: 2 minutes

Safety Issues: Hot wire and burner.