Surface area, density and porosity measurements using the magnetic suspension balance

  • E. Robens
  • T. Gast
  • E. Hoinkis
  • U. Müller


The advantage of gravimetry in the determination of surface area is discussed in comparison with the volumetric method. The magnetic suspension balance is described and new developments are presented. As an example of the application of gravimetric measurements the determination of apparent density and specific surface area before and after oxidation of a Poco graphite are described.


Oxidation Physical Chemistry Porosity Analytical Chemistry Graphite 
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Oberflächen-, Poren- und Dichtebestimmungen mit der magnetischen Schwebewaage


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Robens
    • 1
  • T. Gast
    • 2
  • E. Hoinkis
    • 3
  • U. Müller
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Anorganische und Analytische Chemie der Johannes-Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Institut für Meß- und Regelungstechnik der Technischen UniversitätBerlin 30
  3. 3.Hahn-Meitner-InstitutBerlin 39

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