The Measurement of Flash Point for Unflammable-Flammable Binary Mixtures(CCl4+o-Xylene and CCl4+p-Xylene) Using Open Cup Tester

• Journal title : Journal of Energy Engineering
• Volume 24, Issue 4,  2015, pp.18-23
• Publisher : The Korea Society for Energy Engineering
• DOI : 10.5855/ENERGY.2015.24.4.018
Title & Authors
The Measurement of Flash Point for Unflammable-Flammable Binary Mixtures(CCl4+o-Xylene and CCl4+p-Xylene) Using Open Cup Tester
Kim, Chang-Seob; Lee, Sungjin; Ha, Dong-Myeong;

Abstract
The flash point is used to categorize inflammable liquids according to their relative flammability. The flash point is important for the safe handling, storage, and transportation of inflammable liquids. The flash point temperature of two binary liquid mixtures($\small{CCl_4+o-xylene}$ and $\small{CCl_4+p-xylene}$) has been measured for the entire concentration range using Tag open cup tester. The flash point temperature was estimated using Raoult's law, UNIQUAC model and empirical equation. The experimentally derived flash point was also compared with the predicted flash point. The empirical equation is able to estimate the flash point fairly well for $\small{CCl_4+o-xylene}$ and $\small{CCl_4+p-xylene}$ mixture.
Keywords
Tag open cup tester;flammable liquids;UNIQUAC model;binary liquid mixtures;
Language
Korean
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