FAQ Crucibles M20
Q: What is the minimal ordering amount?
A: The crucibles are packed in units of 100 pieces. Other units upon request.
Q: What is the delivery time?
A: We have the crucibles on stock. Usually we handle your order within 3-5 working days.
Q: Is it possible to reuse these crucibles?
A: No, these are one-way-crucibles. We do not recommend trying to open them after analysis.
Q: Are these crucibles compatible with my apparatus?
A: These crucibles are compatible with most DSC-instruments. It is sometimes necessary to obtain a software add-on (for example, to work with an auto-sampler).
Q: Where can I find the parameters of these crucibles (time constant, dimensions…)?
A: We recommend determining by yourself the time constant of these crucibles. We can give you advice if you need. Other information can be found in the datasheet of the crucible.
Q: I have worked till now with the old crucibles (S50). Do I need a new press to close these new crucibles M20?
A: No, you just need to set it correctly. If you want to work with both crucibles we can provide you with an adaptor (compensation disk).
Q: Is it possible to test these new crucibles first?
A: Please write us a short email via our contact form
Q: I am convinced, what do I need to be able to close these crucibles?
A: You need a toggle press, for example the model 11F of http://www.schmidttechnology.de/de/index.htmSchmidt Technology. In addition you need a plunger and a die (we can provide you with these tools).
Q: Is it possible to heat theses crucibles to 500°C?
A: These crucibles are tested up to 400°C and 200 bar. We recommend staying within these temperatures and pressure ranges.
Q: Is it possible to buy all-steel-crucibles (without gold coating)?
A: We have developed a steel version of the M20. Please have a look at the crucible F20.