International Journal of Thermophysics

, Volume 12, Issue 2, pp 223–230 | Cite as

Viscosity measurements of molten LiCl in the temperature range 886–1275 K

  • M. Wakao
  • K. Minami
  • A. Nagashima


The viscosity of molten lithium chloride has been measured with an oscillating-cup viscometer in the temperature range from 886 to 1275 K along the saturation line. Lithium chloride has been proposed as a heat-transfer fluid for high-temperature applications. Previously reported viscosity data for lithium chloride show sizable discrepancies. The accuracy of the present measurements is estimated as ±2.0%.

Key words

lithium chloride molten salt oscillating-cup viscometer viscosity 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Wakao
    • 1
  • K. Minami
    • 1
  • A. Nagashima
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringKeio UniversityYokohamaJapan

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