A Low-Heat-Leak, Temperature-Stabilized Support
The ideal low-temperature structural support member would conduct negligible amounts of heat to the cold mass, exhibit no thermal distortion when cooled, and have good load-carrying capability. The support member described here which approaches this ideal can be constructed using normal shop practice and common laboratory equipment.
KeywordsRadiant Heat Transfer Outer Tube Thermal Contraction Collapse Load Bottom Flange
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