AN148 – Phase transitions and melting of iron

AN-148

EXPERIMENTAL

Instrument : Labsys DSC 16
Sample : iron
Sample mass : 229.59 mg
Crucible : alumina
Atmosphere : Argon

The temperature is programmed from 20°C   up   to 1600°C at 10 K.min-1.

CONCLUSION

Different events may be observed during the heating :

at 769°C : curie point
at 924°C : α→γ transition
at 1400.6°C γ→δ transition
at 1533.7°C : melting of iron