日本金属学会誌

J. Japan Inst. Metals, Vol. 24, No. 2 (1960),
pp. 74-78

A Simplified Procedure for Measuring the Surface Area of Metal Powders by Gas Adsorption. (Study of the Surface States of Tungsten Powder (1))

Shigetoshi Takayanagi


Abstract:

This article gives a description of a modification of the standard Brunaner-Emmett-Teller (BET) method for the determination of the surface area of metal powders. The modified procedure involves the use of CO2 as adsorbate, the determination of adsorption isotherm from three measured points and other simplifications. The use of CO2 for tungsten and molybdenum powders seems to give just as satisfactory results as in the case of conventional N2. It is shown that values within 2% of those by the standard method using CO2 are obtained by this simplified procedure One sample can be measured in about 1.5 hr with the result reproducible within 2%.


(Received 1959/8/10)

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