9230 Gallium Cell Maintenance Apparatus

The new 9230 Gallium Maintenance System works with Fluke Calibration’s Model 5943 Stainless Steel Gallium Cell to provide melting plateaus that last a week

 

Inexpensive, easy-to-use fixed-point maintenance apparatus

  • One week plateau duration
  • No hassle automatic realizations
  • Used daily in our Primary Lab
The gallium melting point (29.7646 °C) is a critical temperature. Thermometers used in life science, environmental monitoring, and many other applications depend on it for accurate calibrations. Lab standards rely on it as an ITS-90 check standard and as a means of measuring drift between calibrations. Fluke Calibration now makes it easy to use.

The new 9230 Gallium Maintenance System works with Fluke Calibration's Model 5943 Stainless Steel Gallium Cell to provide melting plateaus that last a week, with results approaching what can be achieved in a Fluke Calibration maintenance bath. Not a day. Not a day-and-a-half. One week.

The Model 5943 Stainless Steel Gallium Cell holds a gallium sample that is 99.99999+ % pure. The gallium is sealed in a PTFE envelope in a high purity argon atmosphere, which is itself sealed inside a stainless steel housing. This double-sealing method reduces leaching into the gallium sample and ensures a life of ten years or longer for the cell.

 

 

 

Specifications

Temperature Range 15 °C to 35 °C
Ambient Operating Range 18 °C to 28 °C
Stability ±0.02 °C
Vertical Gradient < 0.03 °C over six inches during cell maintenance
Plateau Duration Five days, typical
Resolution 0.01 ° (0.001 ° in program mode)
Display Scale °C or °F, switchable
Immersion Depth 220 mm (8.75 in) in gallium cell
Stabilization Time Preprogrammed
Preheat Wells 2
Fault Protection Heating/cooling rate cutout
Display Accuracy ±0.05 °C at 29.76 °C
Heating Time Preprogrammed
Cooling Time Preprogrammed
Comm. RS-232 included
Power Requirements 115 VAC (±10 %), 60 Hz, 1.0 A, or 230 VAC (±10 %), 50 Hz, 0.65 A, 175 W
Exterior Dimensions (HxWxD) 489 x 222 x 260 mm (19.25 x 8.75 x 10.25 in)
Weight 8.2 kg (18 lb.) without cell
 

 

Model Name

Description

9230 Gallium Cell Maintenance Apparatus
Accessory Description
SC1-FPMA Silver Care Plan, 1-yr Extended Warranty, FP Maintenance Apparatuses
SC2-FPMA Silver Care Plan, 2-yr Extended Warranty, FP Maintenance Apparatuses
SC4-FPMA Silver Care Plan, 4-yr Extended Warranty, FP Maintenance Apparatuses
5943 Gallium Cell, Metal Cased
 

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